Tags DOD

Stolen U.S. drone documents found for sale on dark web

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Analysts with Recorded Future say the stolen drone documents appear to be legitimate, having come from an enlisted captain that's currently stationed at a Nevada-based U.S. Air Force facility.

Chinese hacking group resurfaces, targets U.S. satellite companies and systems

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

The attackers, dubbed "Thrip" by analysts, have reemerged after they seemingly went underground for more than two years.

Pentagon's latest bug bounty program pays out $80,000

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The highest bounty was $5,000 paid out eight times.

House defense bill would usher in cybersecurity changes at DOD

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a defense policy bill with several cybersecurity measures aimed at better securing Pentagon networks. The bill seeks closer collaboration between the departments of Defense and Homeland Security in defending against hackers, asks for quick notification of data breaches of military personnel, and continues to crack down on foreign-made telecom products that are deemed security threats.

Pentagon's websites need better security, Wyden says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

Wyden warns that neglecting the security of public-facing DOD websites could embolden cybercriminals and state-backed hackers.

Lack of cooperation between contractors creates lasting vulnerabilities for DoD, official says

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

Col. Tim Brooks, the mission assurance division chief in the Department of Army Management Office, said a lack of dialogue between contractors is causing headaches as the military looks to harden its systems.