Pro-Trump Twitter bots are now promoting WikiLeaks’ CIA dump

by • 5 years ago

Our sister publication CyberScoop details how about 32,000 unique Twitter accounts — more commonly known as “bots” — tweeted more than 170,000 times using the #Vault7 hashtag on March 8, the day the leaked information was made public.

U.S. intel leaders urge public to stand against Russian cyberattacks

by • 6 years ago

The White House has faced growing albeit nondescript pressure in recent weeks from Capitol Hill and the Department of Justice to blame Russian intelligence for its alleged meddling in the U.S. electoral process, the Washington Post first reported​. On Thursday, quiet protests turned into a public call for action from democratic House and Senate intelligence committee leaders who urged the American people to “stand together and reject the Russian effort.”

DNC forms advisory board to prevent future cyberattacks

by • 6 years ago

In the wake of a data breach that has caused their leader to resign, the Democratic National Committee is creating a cybersecurity advisory board to help concentrate efforts to stop hackers.

U.S. considers economic sanctions against Russia for hacking

by • 6 years ago

The White House is considering the use of economic sanctions to punish the Russian government for their “nefarious activities in cyberspace,” according to a statement from White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday.

Clinton campaign to host cybersecurity-themed fundraising event in Las Vegas

by • 6 years ago

ollowing a tumultuous week of newly disclosed cyber attacks against the Democratic Party, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign will be hosting a cybersecurity-themed fundraising event this week at the Las Vegas-based Black Hat cybersecurity conference.

Why the public may never know who hacked the DNC

by • 6 years ago

DNC hack, Cybersecurity attack Attribution by White House, Government Policy