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China making 'rapid progress' on potency of cyber-operations, Pentagon says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

“The threat and the challenge is persistent. The Chinese remain very aggressive in their use of cyber,” Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall G. Schriver said during a press briefing on a new report.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 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Lawmakers and key officials sounded off Thursday after President Donald Trump rescinded a key cyberwar policy directive.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 • 12 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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

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