LONDON — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on Iran last month, hackers scrambled to break into personal emails of American officials tasked with enforcing them, The Associated Press has found — another sign of how deeply cyberespionage is embedded into the fabric of US-Iranian relations. The AP drew on data gathered […]

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China was involved in 90 percent of all economic espionage cases handled by the Department of Justice over the last seven years, according to a report submitted Wednesday to the Senate Intelligence Committee. “From 2011-2018, more than 90 percent of the Department’s cases alleging economic espionage by or to benefit a state involve China, and […]

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Cyberattacks affect all branches of the armed forces but contractors for the Navy and the Air Force are viewed as choice targets for hackers seeking advanced military technology, officials said. Navy contractors have suffered especially troubling breaches over the past year, one U.S. official said. The data allegedly stolen from Navy contractors and subcontractors often […]

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Written by Jeff Stone Dec 11, 2018 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. government again is concerned about Chinese cyber-operations, a senior National Security Agency official said Tuesday amid ongoing news about possible vulnerabilities in widely used technology. “We have to worry about national security,” Rob Joyce, a senior adviser for cybersecurity strategy at NSA, said Tuesday […]

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An Iranian state-backed hacking group known as Charming Kitten has launched a campaign aimed at compromising the email accounts of US officials, according to data gathered by UK-based security firm Certfa. The cyber espionage campaign appears to be in response to renewed US economic and military sanctions on Iran after US president Donald Trump tore […]

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TIRANA, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) — Visiting North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO)Deputy Secretary Rose Gottemoeller on Friday underlined NATO’s commitment to security of Albania through the project to modernize an air force base in the country. “We intend to invest 51 million euros (around 57.5 million U.S. dollars) to modernize the air force base in Kuçova and […]

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