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US Navy Investigates Possible CyberAttack after Ship Collision

The United States Navy is investigating the cause of a collision of the USS John S McCain and a Liberian tanker near Singapore this week, the fourth such incident this year. There are concerns that...

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Secret Obama-Initiated US Program Targets Cyberstrikes against Russia

 A new report has claimed that former President Barack Obama approved the use of cyber weaponry against Russia in retaliation to the latter’s cyberattack that severely disrupted the Democratic...

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Former NSA Contractor Indicted Over Theft of Govt Hacking Tools

A former contractor has been indicted for the alleged theft of government property that includes files and hacking tools from the NSA, CIA and Cyber Command (CYBERCOM), following his arrest in August...

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White House Announces Sanctions for Russian Hacking

In an unprecedented move, the White House has enforced several sanctions against Russia in retaliation to the alleged hacks by state-sponsored Russian hackers in the lead up to the 2016 Presidential...

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The FBI Arrests a Russian Hacker in Prague

Czech police have revealed a joint operation with the FBI to arrest a Russian citizen who is alleged to have launched cyberattacks on the United States. A Russian citizen has been arrested in Prague...

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Russian President Putin Denies Russian Link to U.S. Political Hacks

Russian President Vladmir Putin has stated that he does not know the instigators of the hacks targeting multiple organizations of the U.S. Democratic Party.In an interview two days prior to meeting...

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Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Under Attack (Again)

Xiaomi, the Chinese largest smartphone maker, is under attack, again.

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