Category: Cyber Security

Russia says response to latest US sanctions will be ‘precise and painful’

A Russian official said Wednesday that the country's response to recent U.S. sanctions would be "precise and painful," Reuters reported.…

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China bolsters undersea warfare power through stolen US technology, admiral says

China is eroding America’s advantage in potential undersea warfare in part by stealing U.S. technology through hacking defense contractors and…

5 days ago

Obama decided not to take action against Russian hackers during 2016 election, former CIA director says

Former CIA Director John Brennan recently revealed that President Barack Obama had the opportunity to conduct retaliatory cyber action against…

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US suspends export privileges for Qualcomm customer ZTE

The U.S. Department of Commerce has banned American companies from selling components to telecommunications firm ZTE after the Chinese company…

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US, UK issue joint alert warning of Russian cyberattacks

Russia is using compromised computer network equipment to attack U.S. and British companies and government agencies, the two countries warned…

7 days ago

Russian court orders immediate nationwide ban on Telegram messaging app

The fate of the ongoing conflict between Russia’s telecommunications supervisory body, Roskomnadzor, and the messaging app, Telegram, has been decided…

1 week ago

Military is ready to fend off Chinese and Russian hackers, Cyber Command nominee says

The U.S. is fully prepared to wage war in the cyberspace, according to recently disclosed written testimony from Army Lt.…

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Older US emergency alert systems may not be secure, researchers find

The emergency alert systems that blare out warnings during natural disasters, terrorist incidents or manmade calamities could be hijacked into…

2 weeks ago

Data breach at military resort in Germany leaves soldiers open to identity theft

The Armed Forces Recreation Center Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is investigating a data breach that left some guests open to…

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CA senator proposes bill requiring ‘state-sanctioned fact-checkers’ to approve online content

Richard Pan, a Democratic Senator from California, has introduced a bill that would require state-sanctioned fact-checkers to approve online content.…

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Russia is jamming US drones in Syria, officials say

Russia is now "jamming" U.S. military drones that are flying over Syria, officials say, NBC reported on Monday. Four U.S.…

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies for first time ever to US Senate

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday testified before a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees. It was…

2 weeks ago

Read Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s planned testimony before Congress

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce released Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's remarks that he plans to make Wednesday. They follow below…

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Facebook says user data of 87 million was shared with Cambridge Analytica

Up to 87 million Facebook users had personal information improperly shared with political consulting company Cambridge Analytica, a significant jump…

3 weeks ago

Mysterious devices have allowed foreign spies to track DC cell phones for years

Although it has been an ongoing issue, the U.S. government just this week admitted to the public that there are…

3 weeks ago

Airplane giant Boeing was hacked by ‘WannaCry’ computer virus

Boeing, the airplane manufacturing giant, was hacked by the "WannaCry" computer virus this week, and it gave employees cause for…

4 weeks ago

US power grid more vulnerable than ever to attacks, CRS report says

The Washington Free Beacon reported this week that, according to a new Congressional Research Service document, the U.S. electric grid…

4 weeks ago

FCC tells US companies not to use Chinese tech for telecom

In the continued fight against Chinese security tech threats, Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai stated on Monday that U.S. telephone and internet…

4 weeks ago

FCC proposes new rule to counter Chinese tech threats

Chinese tech giant Huawei had plans to formally enter the U.S. market this year with some new products, including consumer…

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Facebook under scrutiny as FTC confirms it’s investigating company’s privacy practices

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Monday that it opened an investigation of Facebook and the Senate Judiciary Committee called on…

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