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Hal Martin's defense says prosecutors have yet to provide essential evidence

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The former NSA contractor's lawyers say they can't properly defend him against charges of stealing government material unless they are given proper access to information seized on hard drives taken from Martin's home.

FBI warns industry that hackers could probe vulnerable connections in building systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The port in question – port 1911 – is serving up building-network information on the internet that could be of use to hackers.

U.S. warns countries not to 'manipulate the extradition process' for cybercriminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The U.S. processes extraditions “without regard to the nationality of the offender, but that cooperation must be reciprocated,” Rod Rosenstein said at an Interpol conference.

Feds get guilty plea in 'DerpTrolling' attacks on video game sites

by Jared Beinart • 2 months ago

Austin Thompson could get up to a decade in prison for DDoS attacks against Sonly Online Entertainment and other sites.

Federal insider-threat programs get a dose of 'Maturity'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

A government task force aims to help agencies move beyond the "minimum standards" for an insider threat program with a new "Maturity Framework."

FBI to private industry: Attribution won’t deter North Korean hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

North Korean hacking “will continue unabated, regardless of the U.S. government public attribution" the FBI said in an alert obtained by CyberScoop.

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