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Before taking office, Trump was told Putin ordered DNC hack, reports say

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

Before assuming the presidency, Trump was shown highly classified intelligence that Russian President Vladimir Putin had personally ordered the Russian hacking campaign during the 2016 presidential election.

Trump’s refusal to call out Russian hacking provokes swift, sharp backlash

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

President Trump refused to acknowledge or condemn Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election today, drawing sharp criticism from former intelligence officials and lawmakers stateside.

Clapper: U.S. shelved 'hack backs' due to counterattack fears

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Former Director of National Intelligence says there were numerous times the U.S. government wanted to go on the offensive after a cyberattack, only to decide against it at the last minute.

Former top spy says U.S. not positioned to fight information wars in cyberspace

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The United States lacks "a good way to respond" to informational warfare that creates fake news and then amplifies it through automated social media bots and armies of paid Internet trolls.

NSA seeks pay bump for its 'high-end, exquisite civilian talent'

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

NSA Director Michael Rogers recently authorized the introduction of a specially tailored compensation package for the spy agency’s “high-end” cybersecurity workforce.

Spy agencies: We can't judge impact of hacking on election

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

"They did not change any vote tallies or anything of that sort," Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on measuring the impact of Russian hacks around November's elections.

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