Browsing the "Government / Politics" Tag

Security clearance loophole allowed ex-NSA hackers to work for UAE

January 6th, 2020 📆 | 4627 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – How do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy

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Exclusive: Malware broker behind U.S. hacks is now teaching computer skills in China

January 1st, 2020 📆 | 7778 Views ⚑

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Chinese malware broker who was sentenced in the United States this year for dealing in malicious

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Uzbek spies attacked dissidents with off-the-shelf hacking tools

December 18th, 2019 📆 | 2224 Views ⚑

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Uzbek intelligence officers have used commercially-available computer spying tools to launch a series of cyber attacks against

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Special Report: White House veterans helped Gulf monarchy build secret surveillance unit

December 12th, 2019 📆 | 6682 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In the years after 9/11, former U.S. counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke warned Congress that the country needed

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Foreign power was behind cyber attack on Czech ministry – Senate

August 13th, 2019 📆 | 5368 Views ⚑

PRAGUE (Reuters) – A foreign state staged the latest cyber attack targeting the Czech Foreign Ministry, the Senate’s security committee

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Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm

July 29th, 2019 📆 | 7740 Views ⚑

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated

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NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data

July 29th, 2019 📆 | 6873 Views ⚑

(Reuters) – A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for

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Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm

July 29th, 2019 📆 | 5518 Views ⚑

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated

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House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking

June 28th, 2019 📆 | 4218 Views ⚑

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under

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Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources

June 14th, 2019 📆 | 8159 Views ⚑

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country’s northeast, killing at least the commander,

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Militants attack security checkpoints in northern Sinai: state TV

June 5th, 2019 📆 | 3010 Views ⚑

CAIRO (Reuters) - Militants launched attacks on a number of security checkpoints in northern Sinai, state television reported on Wednesday,

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