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Chinese had access to U.S. security

The recently disclosed breach of the Office of Personnel Management’s security-clearance computer system took place a year ago, giving Chinese government intruders access to sensitive data for…

Cardinals investigated for hacking Astros’ database

Front-office personnel for the St. Louis Cardinals, one of the most successful teams in baseball over the past two decades, are under investigation by the F.B.I. and…

New malware found hiding in image files

Researchers with Dell SecureWorks’ Counter Threat Unit (CTU) this week detailed the kind of Spy-vs.-Spy countermeasures malware authors come up with to evade detection in a new…

Cyberwarfare

Five facts that explain the threat of cyber warfare

America has spent decades and trillions of dollars building up the greatest military force the world has ever seen. But the biggest threat to national security these…

DISA: Cost to do cyber battle with U.S. must rise

Treating the cyber domain like the battle zone it is will help fight growing cyber threats, said DISA Director Lt Gen Ronnie Hawkins. “It’s culture, conduct and capability,”…

‘Elise’ cyber espionage attacks well funded

Palo Alto Networks’ threat intelligence team has uncovered more than 50 separate cyberattacks against government and military organizations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. In…