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At DEF CON’s aviation village, the military is interested in more than just the hacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The Defense Digital Service's newly minted chief, Brett Goldstein, tells CyberScoop his team intends to use the DEFCON aviation village as a way to attract recruits to hack the Pentagon.

'Machete' cyber-espionage group goes after military in Venezuela

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The group, dubbed "Machete by ESET, has been known to hit many Latin American countries.

Cisco will pay $8.6 million to settle claims it sold US flawed surveillance software

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The Department of Homeland Security and four branches of the U.S. military had purchased the affected software.

A Russian military contractor has a shady new Android malware kit

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Discovered last year, the surveillance tool is still in active use, according to Lookout.

Trump's Pentagon pick 'confident' in 2020 election security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Mark Esper told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the 2020 contests will be "unfettered" by foreign actors, but the military and intelligence agencies will "always will have a lot of work to do" to secure elections.

Congressional pressure builds for White House to share classified cyber authorizations

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The House voted in favor of ordering the Trump administration to release the classified memorandum that made it easier for the Pentagon to run offense cyber-operations against U.S. adversaries.

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