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Top Secret documents show Cyber Command's growing pains in its mission against ISIS

by Shannon Vavra

Newly released documents show U.S. Cyber Command had its struggles in taking down ISIS infrastructure in 2016.

How the Marine Corps thinks about beating adversaries in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra

Renata Spinks says the Marines want their cybersecurity-focused personnel to think like an adversary.

20-year-old Chicago man charged with writing code to spread ISIS propaganda

by Sean Lyngaas

Thomas Osadzinski, a student at DePaul University in Chicago, is accused of writing a computer script to make ISIS propaganda more accessible to social media users.

U.S. cyber-offensive against ISIS continues, and eyes are now on Afghanistan, general says

by Shannon Vavra

“We are trying to illuminate the network, trying to figure out how they’re communicating, what they’re using, where the money might be flowing," Brig. Gen. Len Anderson says.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

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

by Sean Lyngaas

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.

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