Government websites in the United States, mainly from Ohio, were hacked on Sunday around 11:00 a.m. to display a pro-Islamic State message.
The National Security Agency failed to reduce the number of officials who were authorized to download and transfer top secret data from its servers after the high-profile leaks by former contractor Edward Snowden, according to a recently declassified government report.
The pending House defense bill contains new provisions that would restrict the Pentagon from buying equipment from Chinese or Russian telecommunications firms over cyber attack fears.
President Donald Trump said Thursday morning that the 2016 hack into the Democratic National Committee’s computer network was a “hoax” by Democrats, asking in his latest barrage of tweets why the DNC did not seek federal assistance following the cyber breach if Russia was behind it.
The United States may need a cyber committee to oversee the prevention of state sponsored cyber attacks from countries such as China, North Korea, or Russia, according to Senator Cory Gardner (R., Colo.).
A Chinese company warned Monday that some of its remote-controlled video cameras contain flaws that a security firm said could be used in cyber attacks and cyber espionage.
State Department officials determined that Iran hacked their emails and social media accounts during a particularly sensitive week for the nuclear deal in the fall of 2015, according to multiple sources familiar with the details of the cyber attack.
A Chinese cyber security firm carried out a global campaign of cyber espionage and reconnaissance for the Ministry of State Security, Beijing’s main civilian spy service, according to security researchers.