Cyber Espionage

FBI Director James B. Comey, right, speaks during an interview with National Security Division Assistant Attorney General John Carlin at an event with the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Justice Department on Sept. 14 in Washington. (Zach Gibson/AFP/Getty Images) A senior Justice Department official this week issued a thinly-veiled warning to Russia […]

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George: “Chelsea Clinton, wannabe White House czar” ;-))))) Just a reminder: The reaction from around the Twitterverse to news that a university paid $65,000 for Chelsea Clinton to make a brief appearance in 2014 can largely be summed up in one word. What?! Tuesday morning, the Huffington Post reported the University of Missouri at Kansas […]

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(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Tuesday that hackers stole confidential medical information about U.S. Olympic athletes and published it on the internet, blaming a Russian group for the attack. The U.S. government is investigating the case because there is evidence that the hackers are linked to the Russian government, though details are […]

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Software needs to have an update; it goes the same with malware. GovRat 2.0 is a newer version of the original GovRat – the malware that steals government’s sensitive documents. It is reported that the malware has attacked corporate computer systems and become more aggressive than usual. Security company, Info Armor, who published the case […]

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has confirmed that a Russian cyber espionage group operator by the name of Tsar Team (APT28), also known as Fancy Bear, illegally gained access to its anti-doping administration and management system (ADAMS) database via an International Olympic Committee (IOC)-created account for the Rio 2016 Games. Among the athletes targeted by […]

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An advanced strain of malware called GovRat, reportedly used to conduct “cyberespionage campaigns” against targets including the US government, has been found to be in circulation on the Dark Web, according to cybersecurity firm InfoArmor. The evolved version of GovRat, which builds on a piece of malware first exposed in November last year, can be […]

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An advanced strain of malware called GovRat, reportedly used to conduct “cyberespionage campaigns” against targets including the US government, has been found to be in circulation on the Dark Web, according to cybersecurity firm InfoArmor. The evolved version of GovRat, which builds on a piece of malware first exposed in November last year, can be […]

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Dina Temple-Raston is NPR’s Counter-terrorism correspondent and the author of four non-fiction books, including “The Jihad Next Door: Rough Justice in the Age of Terror.” Not long ago, a former National Security Agency director sat down with a mathematician who had come to work for him — and a pop quiz quickly ensued. “What’s the […]

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British Government officials travelling to the G20 summit in China have been warned to excercise vigilance against ‘honeypot’ spies, who may attempt to lure them in using sex.  Strong security warnings have been issued to members of Theresa May’s entourage in Hangzhou, where the summit is being held.  Security officers fear Chinese agents and hackers will […]

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