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8 Things You Should Know About the Office of Personnel Management Breach

Michael Gregg | Posted 06.26.2015 | Technology
Michael Gregg

For almost a month, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has been engaged in damage control after publicly disclosing that it was the victim of a massive data breach of government employee data.

Solving the Threat to our Energy Grid

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & CTO Ziklag Systems Admiral Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency and head of the US ...

Hacking Back and the Cyber Balance of Power

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

The Washington Post front page article on October 10 "Hacked Firms Quietly Talk about Fighting Fire with Fire" about growing corporate anger over successive cyber attacks has a new message: go on the offensive. Hack back! They are not alone.

James Comey Compares Chinese Hackers To A 'Drunk Burglar'

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey compared Chinese hackers to a "drunk burglar" who steals with reckless abandon, even as they cost the U.S...

'Large Amounts' Of Iron Dome Tech Stolen By Hackers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.29.2014 | World

Sometime between October 2011 and August 2012, a digital attack permitted access to sensitive technical data regarding Israel's "Iron Dome" defense sy...

FBI Chief Warns Cyber Crime Is Posing An 'Enormous Challenge'

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement faces an "enormous challenge" in preventing state-sponsored cyber crimes, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday,...

Ryan J. Reilly

Feds Say Chinese Military Hackers Damaged American Companies | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States escalated a standoff with the Chinese government on Monday over the alleged use of hacking by military officials to gi...

U.S. Comes Down On Chinese Hackers

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday plans to announce espionage charges against several Chinese individuals, accusing them of s...

A Costly No Show

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

History is change. Unless the United States does something radically different or unless the Chinese miracle of operating a booming economy in a repressive society implodes, the question is when China will surpass us economically. Not whether.

Gerry Smith

Chinese Cyberspies Hack Small Businesses, But Not For The Reason You'd Think | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.05.2013 | Technology

A wide range of small businesses and institutions -- from pizza restaurants and medical clinics to synagogues and universities -- have been both victi...

Gerry Smith

This Is Costing The U.S. As Many As 500,000 Jobs Per Year | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.25.2013 | Technology

Beginning in 2000, Chinese hackers began spying on Nortel Networks, one of the world's largest telecom equipment makers, breaking into executives' com...

China: The U.S. 'Underestimates The Intelligence Of The Chinese People'

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

BEIJING — Recent allegations of Chinese hacking of Pentagon defense programs are faulty and underestimate China's ability to produce its own def...

Hackers Reportedly Accessed U.S. Weapons Designs

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will discuss cyber security with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting...

Gerry Smith

'Hacking Back' Could Deter Chinese Cyberattacks, Report Says | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

A group assessing China's role in stealing trade secrets from American companies wants the U.S. government to consider a controversial method for prot...

Gerry Smith

U.S. Attempt to Block Chinese Hackers May Open Door To Chinese Hackers | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.05.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Congress has for years tried to block China's major telecommunications companies from entering the U.S. market, fearing they may help Ch...

Big Data Under Attack

Tom Silva | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology
Tom Silva

Like hanging on to clothes that don't fit, most of America's premier companies are starting to do essentially the same thing with data. The reason? They recognize the opportunity cost of not collecting data.

60 Days of Hacker Assaults

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Although the average computer user has little involvement with such significant security threats, the increasing prevalence of cybercrime places greater responsibility on consumers to protect their individual identities and personal information from hackers.

One Glaring Fact Points To Chinese Hackers Being Pros

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 04.27.2013 | World

BEIJING — Beijing hotly denies accusations of official involvement in massive cyberattacks against foreign targets, insinuating such activity is...

Chinese Hackers Take Weekends Off

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 04.27.2013 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing hotly denies accusations of official involvement in massive cyberattacks against foreign targets, insinuating such activity i...

Gerry Smith

Prestigious Washington Think Tank Hacked | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology

Hackers spied on employees at the Aspen Institute for two months, snooping on their email correspondence before the FBI discovered the breach and trac...

Experts: China Spies Have Hacked Most Of D.C.

The Washington Post | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

Start asking security experts which powerful Washington institutions have been penetrated by Chinese cyberspies, and this is the usual answer: almost ...

Inside China's Super Cyberspying Unit

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — Unit 61398 of the People's Liberation Army has been recruiting computer experts for at least a decade. It has made no secret of detai...

5 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Cyber War

Adam Levin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Adam Levin

As news of major breaches roll in like waves on a storm-eroded beach, the likelihood increases that the next war we fight will be waged on computers aimed at crippling the systems that keep the wheels of government and daily life turning.

The Life Out Loud: Under Siege

MeiMei Fox | Posted 09.16.2013 | Books
MeiMei Fox

Ping Fu and I believe that irrational, angry, and personal attacks are not constructive. We stand on positive ground, with the support of people who know us and of reporters, reviewers, and bloggers who have actually read the book.

Energy Department Hacked, Personal Data of Employees Stolen

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

Hackers broke into the computer network of the Department of Energy last month and stole personal data belonging to several hundred employees and cont...