Senators Question Intelligence Officials on Russian Election Interference

The Senate Intelligence Committee held a hearing today with top officials from all U.S. intelligence agencies: Office of the Director of National Intelligence, CIA, NSA, Defense Intelligence Agency, FBI, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The officials unanimously agreed that Russia interfered in the 2016 election…

Winter Olympics opening ceremony hit with cyber attack

… ceremony was hit with a cyber attack, officials for the PyeongChang games … declined to call it a cyber attack. Yonhap, South Korea’s news … theme of ‘Russian fingerprints’ in hacking attacks on information resources related to … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Winter Olympics…

FBI Director Believes Encryption is a Public Safety Issue

Some officials within America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been pushing for reigniting the Crypto Wars, and at a recent cybersecurity conference FBI Director Christopher Wray called encryption “a major public safety issue.” Law enforcement officials from various levels of government spoke at the…

Teenage hacker ‘leaked details of 20,000 FBI and Homeland Security officers’

Kane Gamble launched a campaign against US intelligence officials when he was 15 (Picture: PA) A teenage hacker leaked the personal details of over 20,000 FBI and Homeland Security officers, a court has heard. Kane Gamble, 18, allegedly gained access to the accounts of senior…

UK teenager who hacked intelligence chiefs ’was annoyed at corrupt US government’

A teenager who bragged about gaining access to the accounts of senior US intelligence officials was annoyed at the “corrupt and cold-blooded” American government, a court has heard. Kane Gamble, 18, targeted high-profile figures such as then CIA chief John Brennan and deputy director of…

Russia-Based Kaspersky Labs Had Access To Stolen NSA Documents Leaked By Hackers

United States government officials claim Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab obtained National Security Agency documents that were later published online by the anonymous hacking group the Shadow Brokers, according to the Wall Street Journal. Investigators reportedly believe anti-virus software produced by Kaspersky Lab was used…

NC digital issue should stand as warning about cyber attacks | News, Sports, Jobs

On Dec. 6, local government officials in Mecklenburg County, N.C., got a wake-up call regarding just how reliant they are on computers and networks of them. That day, computer hackers mounted a cyberattack on the county’s computers, which serve one of the most densely populated…

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