New bill allows intelligence service to tap phones and computer networks of cyber criminals and "terror" suspects.
Kris Osborn Security, So what do we do about it? Air Force fighter jet mission data, sensors, missiles, intelligence information, precision guidance technology, data links and weapons targeting systems are all increasingly integrated...Show More Summary
Threat intelligence, machine learning, and other buzzword techniques will be needed to improve our cyber defences, but don't throw out the older stuff.
“Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches targeting reporters at The New York Times and other US news organizations, according to US officials briefed on the matter,” CNN reports. “The intrusions,...
The FBI is investigating cyber intrusions targeting reporters of The New York Times and is looking into whether Russian intelligence agencies are responsible for the acts, a U.S. official said Tuesday. … Click to Continue »...
The FBI and other U.S. security agencies are investigating cyber breaches targeting reporters at the New York Times and other U.S. news organizations thought to have been carried out by hackers working for Russian intelligence, CNN reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed U.S. officials....
As our Cory Doctorow reported previously, a previously unheard of hacker group calling themselves The Shadow Brokers announced this week it had stolen a trove of ready-to-use cyber weapons from The Equation Group (previously), an advanced...Show More Summary
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Israeli cyber intelligence company hacked the Daesh Telegram messenger group, local media reported Friday.
A DARPA project with the goal of using artificial intelligence to tackle cyber security issues is now beginning to bear fruit and may soon muscle out the human competition in these arenas.
Russia's intelligence service, the FSB, has said that the Russian government was hit with a "professional" cyber attack. From the BBC: A "cyber-spying virus" was found in the networks of about 20 organizations, the Federal Security Service...Show More Summary
Malcolm Nance, former U.S. intelligence officer, expresses his shock at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's invitation to Russia to hack former...
On Sunday, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook told CNN that “experts are telling us that Russian state actors broke in to the DNC, took all these emails and now are leaking them out through these Web sites…It’s troubling that some experts are now telling us that this...
Global Security and Intelligence Studies has published an article of mine: This article investigates the diffusion of military technology through the cyber theft of intellectual property (IP). During the Cold War, both the United States and the Soviet Union worried about illicit appropriation of military technology, some of which occurred through review of IP documents. […]
A cyber security firm hired by the Democratic National Committee announced on Monday that two groups affiliated with Russian intelligence were responsible for infiltrating the Democrats’ network and stealing a ream of confidential election-related information. Two days later, a hacker claiming to be acting as a lone wolf, who said he was unaffiliated with the…
Sixgill, a self-proclaimed ‘cyber intelligence’ SaaS startup that analyses the Dark Web, is launching publicly today and announcing that it has closed a $5 million funding round led by Elron, an Israeli holding company dedicated to building technology companies. Read More
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The threat of more cyber attacks is very real, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The number of...Show More Summary
James R. Clapper, the director of national intelligence, revealed Wednesday at a cyber-event that cyber spies had been trying to hack into the websites of 2016 presidential campaigns. Clapper did not elaborate on whether the cyber intrusions were successful or if foreign or domestic hackers were to blame. Show More Summary
The US intelligence and law enforcement community has already seen heightened malicious cyber activities targeting the 2016 presidential candidates, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said at the Bipartisan Policy Center on Wednesday.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said the government is working to educate campaigns about cyber threats