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House Republican campaign arm hacked during 2018 election

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The breach exposed thousands of NRCC emails to the attacker and appears to be the work of a sophisticated actor, a source familiar with the matter told CyberScoop.

Russian hackers struck Clinton server hours after Trump called for emails

by Chris Bing • 10 months ago

Friday's indictment does not answer the question of whether the Russians were reacting to Trump's speech. But there is some cursory evidence that they were listening.

Senators call for DOJ investigation of Fancy Bear’s ‘CyberCaliphate’ ruse

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

A bipartisan pair of senators is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate the alleged harassment of U.S. military families by Russian government hackers posing as Islamic State sympathizers.

Former top spy says U.S. not positioned to fight information wars in cyberspace

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The United States lacks "a good way to respond" to informational warfare that creates fake news and then amplifies it through automated social media bots and armies of paid Internet trolls.

Experts warn Congress of ongoing Russian information warfare against Europe

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Russian intelligence forces are currently involved in an online, disinformation campaign to undermine several crucial, upcoming European elections, former President of the Republic of Estonia Toomas Hendrik Ilves told lawmakers during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.

The fast-spreading lie about John Podesta's hacked email password

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

From TV to Twitter to cybersecurity conferences, there is a strange but consequential lie spreading about the password used by Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. He did not use the password "password" for his hacked GMail.

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