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DNI declines required damage assessment of Clinton’s leaked email secrets

The U.S. intelligence community declined to conduct a required assessment of the damage to national security caused by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton sending and receiving…

FBI director says tape is the best way to defeat webcam hacks

According to officials tasked with keeping the US homeland safe, tape should be the first supply atop everybody’s safety list. Tape made its modern-day US security debut in…

China hackers swipe millions in data breach

A big Wall Street technology firm is being sued after allegedly falling for a run-of-the-mill email scam and wiring client funds to hackers. SS&C Technologies, a $6 billion…

Cyberwarfare

Denial of Service attack crashes website monitoring North Korea’s nuclear test site

Somebody doesn’t like a new website that checks on secret nuclear weapon facilities around the world. On Wednesday, the Project on Crowdsourced Satellite Imagery was taken down…

Putin wants revenge and respect, and hacking the U.S. is his way of getting it

The recent spate of embarrassing emails and other records stolen by Russian hackers is President Vladimir Putin’s splashy response to years of what he sees as U.S.…

Obama launches first cyber war against ISIS, cuts recruiting by 75 percent

The Obama administration has launched the first cyberwar against the Islamic State, a war that, coupled with real, not virtual, fighting, is producing one of the most…