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DOJ drops massive report on its efforts to protect U.S. from cyberattacks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

The 156-page document details the DOJ's work regarding election interference, attacks against critical infrastructure, industry and government, and the spread of propaganda on the internet.

Justice Department charges 12 Russian intel officers in hack of DNC

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

The 12 named intelligence officers are all employees of Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate.

Lawmakers, tech vendors fight over election cybersecurity efforts

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on election technology vendors to be more responsive to federal officials. The companies said they're being as transparent as possible.

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.

Two Democratic campaigns hit with DDoS attacks in recent months

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

Hackers launched targeted distributed-denial-of-service attacks (DDoS) against at least two different municipal-level democratic political campaigns involved in recent primary races.

Chinese-linked hackers breached top Australian defense university, report says

by Ryan Duffy • 9 months ago

The IT systems of a leading Australian university were hit by hackers suspected to be Chinese, officials from the university and government confirmed last week. The attacks on Australian National University’s computer networks began last year and have not been fully contained.

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