Intelligence officials: U.S. needs to rethink how to respond to hacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Top American intelligence officials told Congress on Thursday that the nation needs to become more effective in responding to cyberattacks, saying that foreign governments are ever more capable and willing to break into American computer networks. Adm. Michael S. Rogers, The…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta launches Cybercrime Unit

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta has started a Cybercrime Unit following the arraignment of two African men who allegedly ran a phishing scam that targeted American universities, including Georgia Tech. The new unit will combat cybercrime in its many The…

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U.S. is also guilty of cyberspying

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans U.S. is guilty of its own cyberspying Writer Eli Lake’s Opinion piece on the hacking of computers at the Democratic National Committee lists reasons to explain why the United States is treating this incident less sternly than cyberattacks by China, The…

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U.S. Considers Sanctions Against Russia in Response to Hacks of Democratic Groups

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans WASHINGTON—U.S. officials are discussing whether to respond to computer breaches of Democratic Party organizations with economic sanctions against Russia, but they haven’t reached a decision about how to proceed, according to several people familiar with the matter. Levying sanctions would The…

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Q&A: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. – Education Week

The U.S. Department of Education’s top official discusses the Every Student Succeeds Act, equity, and other education issues. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More The post Q&A: U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. – Education Week appeared first on Parent Security Online….

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In first, U.S. judge throws out cell phone ‘stingray’ evidence

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans For the first time, a federal judge has suppressed evidence obtained without a warrant by U.S. law enforcement using a stingray, a surveillance device that can trick suspects’ cell phones into revealing their locations. U.S. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan…

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China likely hacked U.S. banking regulator: congressional report

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Chinese government likely hacked computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 2010, 2011 and 2013, according a congressional report on Wednesday that cited an internal investigation by the banking regulator. “Even the former Chairwoman’s computer had been hacked by…

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