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Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for theft of government info

by Shannon Vavra • 3 days ago

Hal Martin was responsible for one of the largest leaks of U.S government secrets, after it was found that the former NSA contractor possessed up to 50 terabytes of classified government documents.

Pentagon cyber contractor charged for allegedly threatening to kill member of Congress

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

The contractor allegedly was motivated by a bill that would require public school vaccinations.

BitPaymer targets 15 U.S. organizations in 3 months, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

The findings by Morphisec are the latest example of how a methodical set of crooks are using an insidious ransomware.

Active Chinese hacking campaign targeted diplomats from Slovakia, South America

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The timing of the attacks on Slovakia coincided with possible business investment from a Chinese steel giant.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

FaceApp isn't taking all of your photos, but the privacy concerns are very real

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

From shady fine print to Russian law, FaceApp's geriatric filter may not be worth all the fun.

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