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Top Secret documents show Cyber Command's growing pains in its mission against ISIS

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Newly released documents show U.S. Cyber Command had its struggles in taking down ISIS infrastructure in 2016.

How the Marine Corps thinks about beating adversaries in cyberspace

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Renata Spinks says the Marines want their cybersecurity-focused personnel to think like an adversary.

U.S. cyber-offensive against ISIS continues, and eyes are now on Afghanistan, general says

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

“We are trying to illuminate the network, trying to figure out how they’re communicating, what they’re using, where the money might be flowing," Brig. Gen. Len Anderson says.

The NSA recognizes it needs to share more nation-state threat data, and faster

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

The update comes amid longstanding complaints the agency is slow to share meaningful data.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

Russian hackers used NYC terror attack news to lure targets into loading malware

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Security researchers recently discovered a notable spear phishing email campaign that used a peculiar, albeit increasingly popular, intrusion technique hidden inside a message concerning a terrorism attack in New York City.

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