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U.S. Cyber Command chief calls for debate around hacking unit's authorities

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Lawmakers and Pentagon leadership are considering plans that could one day provide U.S. Cyber Command with additional authorities to operate outside declared war zones, two senior U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday during an open congressional hearing.

U.S. allies refuse to say whether they will support Washington's war on Kaspersky

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 12 months ago

Based on public statements and actions, in addition to interviews conducted by CyberScoop, multiple foreign governments seem to be paying little heed to the U.S. government's suspicions concerning the Moscow-based anti-virus maker.

Why reforming the Vulnerability Equities Process would be a disaster

by Dave Aitel • 1 year ago

Op-Ed: The leak of NSA exploits is not the worst that could happen — and trying to reform the policy process the U.S. government uses to decide which vulnerabilities to reveal and patch will not make things better.

Shadow Brokers leaks show U.S. spies successfully hacked Russian, Iranian targets

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The leaks show which organizations were targeted by the NSA and what tools were used to compromise them.

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