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Russian hack brings changes, uncertainty to US court system

On Jan 31, 2021
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RT @AP: The massive Russian hacking campaign breached the U.S. court system’s electronic case files, forcing changes in how sensitive documents are filed and raising fears about what information was compromised and how it will be used. https://t.co/oXObM8MExL
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trial lawyer Robert Fisher is handling one of America’s most prominent counterintelligence cases, defending an MIT scientist charged with secretly helping China. But how he’ll...

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On Jan 31, 2021
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RT @AP: The massive Russian hacking campaign breached the U.S. court system’s electronic case files, forcing changes in how sensitive documents are filed and raising fears about what information was compromised and how it will be used. https://t.co/oXObM8MExL
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Russian hack brings changes, uncertainty to US court system

Russian hack brings changes, uncertainty to US court system

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trial lawyer Robert Fisher is handling one of America’s most prominent counterintelligence cases, defending an MIT scientist charged with secretly helping China. But how ...

What you need to know about the FireEye hack: Cybersecurity attack against US government

What you need to know about the FireEye hack: Cybersecurity attack against US government

A sophisticated cybersecurity attack targeting major branches of the U.S. government has put an untold number of Americans at risk of compromise.

The cybersecurity attack is another Trump mess Biden will have to clean up

The cybersecurity attack is another Trump mess Biden will have to clean up

President Donald Trump is leaving Joe Biden with a mess, writes Samantha Vinograd. With just weeks to go before the President-elect enters office, Trump administration officials revealed ...

Trump aide denied campaign rigging in pre-election conversation with FBI secret source: transcript

Trump aide denied campaign rigging in pre-election conversation with FBI secret source: transcript

An FBI confidential human source secretly recorded George Papadopoulos in the final days of the 2016 presidential election and pressed him over whether the Trump campaign was involved in ...

US agencies hacked in monthslong global cyberspying campaign

US agencies hacked in monthslong global cyberspying campaign

Hackers accessed the Treasury and Commerce departments as part of a global cyberespionage campaign.

US Agencies Hacked in Monthslong Global Cyberspying Campaign

US Agencies Hacked in Monthslong Global Cyberspying Campaign

Hackers broke into the networks of the Treasury and Commerce departments as part of a global cyberespionage campaign revealed just days after a leading  cybersecurity firm said it had been ...

Suspected Russian hackers spied on US Treasury emails - sources

Suspected Russian hackers spied on US Treasury emails - sources

The hack is so serious it led to a National Security Council meeting at the White House on Saturday.

Justice Department, federal court system hit by Russian hack

Justice Department, federal court system hit by Russian hack

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and the federal court system disclosed on Wednesday that they were among the dozens of U.S. government agencies and private businesses compromised ...

The Battle Over Compelled Data Sharing

The Battle Over Compelled Data Sharing

Over the past two decades, a conflict between government imperatives for national security and tech industry protection of user privacy has been escalating. We're at a tipping point.

Billions Spent on U.S. Cyberdefenses Failed to Detect Giant Russian Hack

Billions Spent on U.S. Cyberdefenses Failed to Detect Giant Russian Hack

The broad Russian espionage attack on the U.S. government and private companies, underway since spring and detected only a few weeks ago, is among the greatest intelligence failures of ...

US intel agencies blame Russia for massive SolarWinds hack

US intel agencies blame Russia for massive SolarWinds hack

A group of U.S. intelligence agencies on Tuesday formally accused Russia of being linked to the recently discovered hack of IT group SolarWinds that compromised much of the federal ...

Cyberespionage and supply chain compromise. NIST's draft IoT security guidelines. CMMC updates.

Cyberespionage and supply chain compromise. NIST's draft IoT security guidelines. CMMC updates.

Updates on the SVR's cyberespionage campaign. NIST's draft IoT guidelines. CMMC updates (with some additional urgency driven by the SolarWinds incident).

Suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails - sources

Suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails - sources

Hackers believed to be working for Russia have been monitoring internal email traffic at the U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments, according to people familiar with the matter, adding ...

Russian cyber attack against US: Worst may be yet to come, experts fear, as Trump remains mum

Russian cyber attack against US: Worst may be yet to come, experts fear, as Trump remains mum

The first assessment of a sprawling cyber attack believed to be linked to Russia has been chilling enough, but experts have signaled what we don't know can hurt us.

Sealed U.S. Court Records Exposed in SolarWinds Breach

Sealed U.S. Court Records Exposed in SolarWinds Breach

“The AO is working with the Department of Homeland Security on a security audit relating to vulnerabilities in the Judiciary’s Case Management/Electronic Case Files system (CM/ECF) that ...

Potentially major hack of government agencies disclosed

Potentially major hack of government agencies disclosed

Treasury, Commerce Departments hit. Feds order all agencies to search their networks for signs they were affected. Russia, suspected by many experts, denies any role.

Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Says Was Hacked by Nation State

Cybersecurity Firm FireEye Says Was Hacked by Nation State

Prominent U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye said that foreign government hackers with “world-class capabilities” broke into its network and stole offensive tools.