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PPD-20 elimination opens arguments over how U.S. should conduct offensive hacking operations

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Lawmakers and key officials sounded off Thursday after President Donald Trump rescinded a key cyberwar policy directive.

Stolen U.S. drone documents found for sale on dark web

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Analysts with Recorded Future say the stolen drone documents appear to be legitimate, having come from an enlisted captain that's currently stationed at a Nevada-based U.S. Air Force facility.

Adm. Mike Mullen: Cyber Command should be empowered to go on offensive

by Greg Otto • 10 months ago

"I think that line has to be drawn, and we have to respond, and they need to pay a fairly significant price for what they're doing.”

Chinese hackers stole sensitive U.S. Navy submarine plans from contractor

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

A Chinese intelligence agency was able to successfully hack into a Navy contractor around February, stealing more than a half terabyte worth of highly sensitive documents.

Pentagon's latest bug bounty program pays out $80,000

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

The highest bounty was $5,000 paid out eight times.

House defense bill would usher in cybersecurity changes at DOD

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a defense policy bill with several cybersecurity measures aimed at better securing Pentagon networks. The bill seeks closer collaboration between the departments of Defense and Homeland Security in defending against hackers, asks for quick notification of data breaches of military personnel, and continues to crack down on foreign-made telecom products that are deemed security threats.

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