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Former Air Force intelligence officer charged with espionage

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

Monica Witt is accused of spying in a forthcoming indictment that will be unsealed Wednesday, the Department of Justice said.

Hard drives in accused CIA leaker's case were 'misplaced' after jailhouse search, prosecutors say

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The government, as a result, said it plans to provide Schulte with another copy of the discovery materials in a reproduction.

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

Pay the ransom? Corporate lawyers say meeting some hackers' demands may be worth it

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

“Law enforcement has to have a policy, and that has to be their policy,” said one consultant.

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 month 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.

Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.

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