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Pentagon bristles at anti-American rhetoric in foreign coronavirus reports

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

In addition to comments from Department of Defense officials, the State Department said it has been tracking foreign influence operations tied to COVD-19 since January.

Federal agencies recommend U.S. bar China Telecom over cybersecurity concerns

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

It's the latest U.S. government effort to turn the screws on Chinese telecommunications firms over national security concerns.

Cyber Command was worried that WikiLeaks dump would burn Operation Aurora intel, document shows

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The WikiLeaks 2010 dump showed the U.S. government had been tracking the adversary for some time.

Hackers seize on coronavirus fears for fodder in spearphishing, misinformation schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Hackers frequently take advantage of crises and current events to tailor their messages better.

State Department pledges $8 million more in cybersecurity aid to Ukraine

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The U.S. has increased cyber aid to Ukraine after Russia-linked cyberattacks on power grids in 2015 and 2016.

In rare move, State Department calls out Russia for attacks on Georgia last year

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Thursday's announcement was the first time the U.S. government connected the GRU to the hacking group known as Sandworm.

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