Hacking

U.S. Cyber Command is the best suited to hack back, experts say

by FedScoop Staff • 11 months ago

“I think if it’s going to happen, it’s best in the hands of the government,” one expert said.

SAM.gov hackers used spearphishing, spoofing, credential theft

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

An executive whose company was affected the breach of GSA's SAM.gov portal explains how it all went down.

NSA cyberdefense chief: ‘I have never been more busy’

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The man responsible for leading the National Security Agency’s defensive mission says his team is fielding more calls than ever from agencies across the government.

Lawmaker calls out Pentagon for lack of encrypted email

by FedScoop Staff • 2 years ago

A concerned senator from Oregon wrote a letter to the Pentagon's tech acquisition arm wondering why it's failed to implement a basic encryption technology to protect employees’ emails.

Bill would turn government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

There’s a bill in the works that would codify the U.S. government’s vulnerabilities equities process into law.

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

by FedScoop Staff • 2 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.

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