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Justice Department charges 7 Russian intelligence officers

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges against seven Russian military officers, the latest move in an ongoing U.S. law enforcement effort to crackdown on Kremlin hacking.

U.S. charges North Korean hacker over Sony, WannaCry incidents

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Park Jin Hyok, a North Korean computer programmer, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit computer-related fraud.

DEF CON’s Voting Village tests hacker-government collaboration

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Election equipment was digitally poked and prodded over the weekend as experts called for change based on what happened at DEF CON.

Capitol Hill staffers learn what really happens when there's a data breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

To try to demystify the data-breach discussion on Capitol Hill, cybersecurity firm FireEye held a quiet training session for roughly 40 Senate and House staffers last month.

Cisco fixes critical ‘DNA’ software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

IT giant Cisco this week released patches for three critical vulnerabilities in its enterprise networking software, two of which could allow an attacker to bypass authentication measures and access data deep into the network.

Amid ongoing geopolitical tension, researchers find Pakistan-linked hacking aimed at India

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

As well-crafted hacking tools become more ubiquitous, long simmering rivalries between developing nations take on a new dimension: cyber espionage runs rampant.

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