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US says data on four million government staff hacked

US says data on four million government staff hacked

The US government on Thursday admitted hackers accessed the personal data of at least four million current and former federal employees, in a vast cyber-attack suspected to have originated in China. “As a result of the incident,” uncovered in April, […]


Tech firms, activists press US on encryption

Tech firms, activists press US on encryption

Some 140 tech companies, civil liberties and privacy activists urged the White House Tuesday to pull back efforts to weaken encryption or include law enforcement “backdoors” on technology products. The effort marked the latest turn of events in a dispute […]


US Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

US Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

The Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015. Doctrinal, operational, acquisition and research and development communities, for Army materiel development, worked together for more than two […]


China willing to do more in Horn of Africa

China willing to do more in Horn of Africa

China is ready to make a greater contribution to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Beijing said Monday after Djibouti’s president told AFP negotiations over a Chinese military base were under way. “Maintenance of peace and stability in […]


Finland contacts reservists, denies move due to security concerns

Finland contacts reservists, denies move due to security concerns

Finland has contacted nearly a million reservists by e-mail but an armed forces spokesman on Saturday denied the move was motivated by security concerns. “This letter to the reservists is to develop better communication with them and not because of […]


Russian hackers read Obama emails: report

Russian hackers read Obama emails: report

Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House’s unclassified computer system, The New York Times said Saturday. Earlier this month, US officials admitted there was a cyber […]


Carter Unveils New DOD Cyber Strategy In Silicon Valley

Carter Unveils New DOD Cyber Strategy In Silicon Valley

Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to guide the development of DoD’s cyber forces and to strengthen its cyber defenses and its posture on cyber deterrence. Carter discussed the new strategy — an update […]


Russian hackers infiltrated Pentagon network: US

Russian hackers infiltrated Pentagon network: US

Russian hackers were able to access an unclassified Pentagon computer network earlier this year, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Thursday. “We quickly identified the compromise and had a team of incident responders hunting down the intruders within 24 […]


DARPA Seeks to Create Software Systems That Could Last 100 Years

DARPA Seeks to Create Software Systems That Could Last 100 Years

As modern software systems continue inexorably to increase in complexity and capability, users have become accustomed to periodic cycles of updating and upgrading to avoid obsolescence-if at some cost in terms of frustration. In the case of the U.S. military, […]


White House says classified systems not hacked

White House says classified systems not hacked

US officials insisted Tuesday that a cyber attack late last year did not compromise White House classified systems, but refused to confirm reports Russia was behind the breach. “There was an event last year,” said deputy national security advisor Ben […]


 
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