NSA CHIEF: A nation-state made a ‘conscious effort’ to sway the US presidential election

 Posted by on 2016-11-16 at 14:58  cyber war, election 2016, Hacking, News, Politics, Reblog, russia, security, trump  Comments Off on NSA CHIEF: A nation-state made a ‘conscious effort’ to sway the US presidential election
Nov 162016
 

“There shouldn’t be any doubt in anybody’s minds,” Rogers said. “This was not something that was done casually. This was not something that was done by chance. This was not a target that was selected purely arbitrarily.

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Special Report – John Brennan’s attempt to lead the CIA into the age of cyberwar

 Posted by on 2016-11-02 at 13:44  cyber security, cyber war, election 2016, News, Politics, Reblog, security  Comments Off on Special Report – John Brennan’s attempt to lead the CIA into the age of cyberwar
Nov 022016
 


WASHINGTON When America goes to the polls on Nov. 8, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials, it will likely experience the culmination of a new form of information war. Russian officials deny any such effort. But current and former U.S.

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U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Stealing D.N.C. Emails

 Posted by on 2016-10-07 at 16:34  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, election 2016, Hacking, News, Politics, Reblog, russia  Comments Off on U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Stealing D.N.C. Emails
Oct 072016
 

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the Russian government of stealing and disclosing emails from the Democratic National Committee and from a range of prominent individuals and institutions, i

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Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was silenced by a huge hacker attack. That should terrify you.

 Posted by on 2016-09-29 at 16:53  brian krebs, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, ddos, Hacking, infosec, Internet, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was silenced by a huge hacker attack. That should terrify you.
Sep 292016
 


About a week ago, the website of journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was hit with a crippling hacker assault known as a “distributed denial of service,” or DDoS, which knocked him off the Internet for several days.

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A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’

 Posted by on 2016-09-16 at 13:40  cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, infosec, Internet, privacy, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on A Dire Warning – ‘Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet’
Sep 162016
 

When Bruce Schneier writes a post titled, Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet, you better listen. Over the past year or two, someone has been probing the defenses of the companies that run critical pieces of the Internet.

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Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits

 Posted by on 2016-08-24 at 23:53  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber war, hackernews, Hacking, infosec, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, tech, vpn  Comments Off on Of Course Everyone’s Already Using the Leaked NSA Exploits
Aug 242016
 

Last week, an anonymous group calling itself the Shadow Brokers leaked a bunch of National Security Agency hacking tools. Whoever they are, the Shadow Brokers say they still have more data to dump.

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A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know

 Posted by on 2016-08-23 at 16:48  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security  Comments Off on A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know
Aug 232016
 

Hackers known as the Shadow Brokers unleashed a new security scare this month by publishing exploits stolen from the NSA. The exploits came in the form of software code that was designed to do things like break into Cisco, Fortinent and other firewalls.

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