Chinese hackers tried to steal information from a US aircraft carrier patrolling in the South China Sea when the country was under pressure to withdraw its claim over the waters.
USS Ronald Reagan, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was on patrol
A retired four-star general pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to lying to investigators who were examining leaks about a secret U.S. government hacking program directed at Iran’s nuclear program.
After pleading guilty before Judge Richard Leon in U.S. District
The Shadow Brokers announced yesterday they plan to cancel the auction for the supposed NSA hacking tools and converting the process into a crowdfunded sale.
So instead of an auction that would have awarded the highest bidder access to all
In a rare bit of good cyber security news, Chinese hacking thefts of American corporate secrets have plummeted in the 13 months since China signed an agreement with the Obama administration to curb economic espionage, U.S. officials and outside experts
Edward Snowden risked everything to expose the National Security Agency’s illegal spying programs to the American public. A hero in the eyes of millions, Snowden refused to keep in secrecy the lies deceiving citizens not only nationally but also worldwide.
Russia bears no responsibility for email leaks affecting the U.S. presidential race, the Russian ambassador to the U.S. told an audience here Tuesday.
“We do not interfere into the internal affairs of the United States, neither by my statements nor
It’s official. Foreign spies compromised Australia’s government networks last year, and they got at us through our weather division.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre has confirmed that a 2015 attack on servers at Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology was conducted by
Critics say WikiLeaks is helping hackers shape election coverage
U.S. accusations that WikiLeaks is helping Russian hackers influence the upcoming election hasn’t stopped the controversial website from dumping emails allegedly stolen from a Hillary Clinton aide.
On Monday, WikiLeaks released
The Defense Digital Service is charged with using private-sector talent and best practices to improve critical Defense Department systems — and hopefully modernize DOD’s IT mindset in the process. Hack the Pentagon, a bug-bounty program that was tested this past
The United States has formally accused the Russian government of masterminding a slew of cyberattacks on its political organizations and citizens with the objective of interfering with the election process in the United States.
Close on the heels of the
Hillary Clinton knew that the Chinese and Russians were breaking into her Blackberry all the time.
A Clinton campaign staffer sent an email to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta listing numerous “flags” from Clinton’s paid speeches, many of which occurred
The White House said it was looking into a cyber breach on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday it was looking into a cyber breach after what appeared to be a scan of first lady Michelle Obama’s
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has said that hackers managed to gain access to state voting systems, but that there’s no evidence that any data was manipulated in the process.
The suggestion that someone is hacking the US
“It also could be somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds”
Donald Trump managed to diss and weight-shame hackers during Monday’s presidential debate. And many people promptly took to Twitter to correct him.
Hillary Clinton mentioned the hack
The emergence into the public consciousness of government hacking techniques and activities in recent years has sparked an increasingly loud debate over how and when law enforcement agencies should be allowed to employ these tactics. But that conversation ignores the
AS THE UNITED States barrels toward November elections, officials are still looking for last-minute fixes to ensure that the patchwork of voting technology used around the country can fend off the increasingly troubling prospect of hacker attacks. And in the
The hacker’s name is Fear (@hackinyolife on Twitter), and this all seems to be an accidental hack, with the perpetrator stumbling upon a treasure trove he never expected to find.
“I gained access to an ftp server, that listed access
Today, New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative released A Brief History of Law Enforcement Hacking. The Cybersecurity Initiative is a joint initiative of the International Security Program and Open Technology Institute.
Hacking by law enforcement has been front page news since the
Two linked hackers are selling tools used to breach US government and military networks along with a trove of 33,000 government staff records
Hackers responsible for stealing internal data and security credentials from US government employees are now offering to
New documents confirm that a hacking group calling itself the Shadow Brokers has indeed managed to steal “cyber weapons” from the National Security Agency.
The classified top secret documents, which were published by the Intercept this morning, were leaked by