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White House official: Paul Nakasone nominated for NSA Director

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

The Trump administration plans to nominate the head of Army Cyber Command, Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, to be the next NSA director and commander of U.S. Cyber Command.

Drones emerge as new dimension in cyberwar

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

Companies are selling drones that hack and hacks for drones.

Hackers linked to Lebanese government caught in global cyber-espionage operation

by Michelai Graham • 1 month ago

The General Directorate of General Security, a Lebanese intelligence agency, has been tied to a mobile hacking operation discovered by researchers with cybersecurity firm Lookout Mobile Security and digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

Senator questions DHS about surveillance technology used in U.S. by foreign spies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

A Senator is asking for the agency to provide information about foreign surveillance on U.S. soil.

Freedom House: Governments are turning cyberweapons on their own people

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

More and more governments are using cyberweapons like malware and DDoS attacks against internal critics and dissidents, making them them the second-most-common form of repression after actual arrests, according to a new report from human rights group Freedom House.

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