Tag: State-sponsored hacking

US Intelligence Agencies Have Been Investigating Russia’s State-Sponsored Hacking

A group of intelligence agencies and law enforcement authorities have, for months, led investigations into the possibility of hackers paid by the Russian government to infiltrate targets in the United...

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Russia Now Claims to be Target of Increasing Cyberattacks after US Hacking Allegations

Russian security officials are claiming that Moscow is being targeted by cyberattacks from around the world, in response to US accusations that Russia is ‘aggressively targeting’...

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WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange: A Teenager Could Have Hacked Podesta’s Emails

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has claimed that a 14-year old could have broken into the personal email inbox belonging to John Podesta, a close aide of Hillary Clinton who was targeted among the...

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Security firm Disputes Yahoo’s Claim of State-Sponsored Hacker Breach

Yahoo’s now-infamous breach that saw 500 million account details stolen was instigated by common cybercriminals rather than state-sponsored hackers, a security company has claimed.Contrary to...

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FBI Warns State Election Databases Breached by Foreign Hackers

 The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert this month, urging US state election officials to increase cybersecurity measures after finding evidence that two state election databases...

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Chinese National Sentenced in US Prison for Hacking Charges

A Chinese businessman who faced charges of conspiring to hack Boeing and other US defense contractors’ computer systems and networks to steal military data has been sentenced to nearly 4 years...

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