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U.S. sanctions Russia over attempts to hack energy grid, NotPetya

by Greg Otto • 3 days ago

The sanctions come after the NotPetya attack and persistent attempts to break into the U.S. energy grid.

NSA chief ripped by Congress for cyberwar process he doesn't control

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Neither President Donald Trump nor Secretary of Defense James Mattis has specifically directed Adm. Mike Rogers to “disrupt Russian cyberthreats where they originate."

Winter Olympics hack shows how advanced groups can fake attribution

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

While Russia was expected to attempt to interfere with the games, the news that Russian spies had specially tailored to appear as if it had come from North Korea is novel.

Hackers will target Putin's reelection effort, Russian security chief warns

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

"There has been considerable expansion in the range of tasks pursued by foreign computer intelligence services," Patrushev said.

Report: Cybercrime causes over $600 billion in damage annually

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

"It is a low risk crime that provides high payoffs. A smart cybercriminal can make hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars with almost no chance of arrest or jail."

Indictments reveal how Russia's 2016 election information warfare worked

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

Russian operatives were able to obfuscate their activities by stealing the identities of U.S. citizens, renting servers based in the U.S. and using a VPN all while posting targeted propaganda on social media, according to Robert Mueller's lengthy indictment.

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