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Lawmakers ask whether massive hack amounted to act of war

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Lawmakers are raising questions about whether the attack on the federal government widely attributed to Russia constitutes an act of war.

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Lawmakers ask whether massive hack amounted to act of war

Lawmakers ask whether massive hack amounted to act of war

Lawmakers are raising questions about whether the attack on the federal government widely attributed to Russia constitutes an act of war.

Trump remains silent as massive cyber hack poses 'grave risk' to government

Trump remains silent as massive cyber hack poses 'grave risk' to government

When President Donald Trump convened his Cabinet at the White House Wednesday as Washington absorbed news of a massive data breach, the heads of most agencies relevant to the intrusion — ...

Amid Massive Hack, Lawmakers Urge Trump to Sign Defense Bill with New Cybersecurity Legislation

Amid Massive Hack, Lawmakers Urge Trump to Sign Defense Bill with New Cybersecurity Legislation

As the government scrambles to understand the widening compromise, legislation to shore up the nation’s cyber defenses sits unsigned on the President’s desk.

Biden vows to make cybersecurity 'imperative' following massive hack

Biden vows to make cybersecurity 'imperative' following massive hack

President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday vowed to elevate cybersecurity as an “imperative” when he takes office and said he would not “stand idly by” in the face of cyberattacks following a ...

Broadened CIA cyberattack powers put businesses on alert

Broadened CIA cyberattack powers put businesses on alert

The greater business community should be on higher alert for cyberattacks by nation-state actors after the report last week that President Trump signed a

With Trump Silent, Reprisals for Hacks May Fall to Biden

With Trump Silent, Reprisals for Hacks May Fall to Biden

All fingers are pointing to Russia as the source of the worst-ever hack of U.S. government agencies. But President Donald Trump has been silent.

Suspected Russian hack is much worse than first feared: Here’s what you need to know

Suspected Russian hack is much worse than first feared: Here’s what you need to know

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said the threat "poses a grave risk to the federal government."

Setback for national cyber director proposal, but fight’s not over

Setback for national cyber director proposal, but fight’s not over

Ukraine set for cyber aid — EU seeks to overhaul cyber dialogue with U.S., others

U.S. must act to forestall damage from cyberattacks, commission says

U.S. must act to forestall damage from cyberattacks, commission says

The U.S. is at risk "not only from a catastrophic cyberattack but from millions of daily intrusions disrupting everything from financial transactions to the inner workings of our electoral ...

Cyber Week in Review: July 23, 2020

Cyber Week in Review: July 23, 2020

Congressional Democrats demand FBI briefing on foreign disinformation campaign targeting 2020 election; DOJ charges Chinese hackers with targeting coronavirus vaccine research; Major ...

Nuclear Weapons Agency Hacked in Widening Cyberattack – Report

Nuclear Weapons Agency Hacked in Widening Cyberattack – Report

Sources said the DoE suffered "damage" in the attack, which also likely extends beyond the initially known SolarWinds Orion attack vector.

Cyberwarfare Report, Vol. 5, No. 1: China’s Role In The Experian Breach, Iranian Hacking Soars

Cyberwarfare Report, Vol. 5, No. 1: China’s Role In The Experian Breach, Iranian Hacking Soars

– John P. Mello, Jr. Northport, N.Y. – Apr. 6, 2020 North Korean and Chinese hackers were prime targets of the U.S. government during the first quarter of the year as indictments were ...

Feds Had Years of Warnings About Potential Nuclear Hack

Feds Had Years of Warnings About Potential Nuclear Hack

Concerns over breaches like the “cyber incident” affecting Department of Energy networks have been raised within the agencies and the intelligence community for years, sources say.

US Commerce, Treasury Hit in Network Intrusions

US Commerce, Treasury Hit in Network Intrusions

The U.S. Commerce Department confirmed on Sunday it had been targeted by hackers, and the U.S. Treasury has also reportedly been struck. The intrusions appear

Lake: A big loss for Russian hackers

Lake: A big loss for Russian hackers

This is the assessment of the Department of Homeland Security.

Should the National Security Council restore the cybersecurity coordinator role?

Should the National Security Council restore the cybersecurity coordinator role?

Bolton’s departure from the White House has sparked the question of whether the National Security Council should restore the cybersecurity coordinator role.

A look inside Congress’ biggest cyber bill ever

A look inside Congress’ biggest cyber bill ever

Congress this week is slated to pass what just might be the most significant cybersecurity legislation ever. This year’s annual defense policy bill, known as the National Defense ...

I Was the Homeland Security Adviser to Trump. We’re Being Hacked.

I Was the Homeland Security Adviser to Trump. We’re Being Hacked.

The magnitude of this national security breach is hard to overstate.