Attacks & Breaches

House Homeland Security chairman: I’m targeted daily with phishing emails

by • 6 years ago

The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security says he has become the target of phishing emails on an “almost daily basis.”

Energy Department warns of ‘imminent’ cyberattack on power grid

by • 6 years ago

Privately owned infrastructure used to deliver electricity to U.S. homes, hospitals and businesses is in ”imminent danger” of cyberattacks, the Energy Department warns in a massive new report.

Putin ordered ‘influence campaign’ to damage Clinton, intelligence agencies say

by • 6 years ago

Russian intelligence forces under the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a sophisticated influence campaign against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to a newly released report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Gov Actually Episode 4: OPM’s Beth Cobert and ‘the call’

by • 6 years ago

Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert joins Gov Actually to talk about being called upon in 2015 to lead the response to the agency's massive cyber breaches.

U.S. sanctions Russian spy agencies, officials for hacking

by • 6 years ago

The Obama administration Thursday expelled 35 Russian diplomats and hit both Moscow’s civilian and military foreign intelligence agencies with newly authorized financial sanctions in a sweeping response to alleged Russian interference in U.S. elections.

Warrant: FBI argues that hackers could have targeted Anthony Weiner

by • 6 years ago

To secure a search warrant for electronic devices owned by politician Anthony Weiner, the FBI argued that hackers could break into his computer and steal private communications relevant to an ongoing investigation.