Category FBI

Zoom Grapples With Security Flaws That Sour Users On App

Zoom Grapples With Security Flaws That Sour Users on App Bloomberg · by Alyza Sebenius · April 2, 2020 Photographer: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Photographer: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images During the coronavirus pandemic, it seems as if everyone is connecting with Zoom’s videoconferencing app — including, on occasion, unwanted visitors. Online trolls have been […]

Exclusive: Top CIA Official Under Investigation

Exclusive: Top CIA Official Under Investigation ABCNews.com · by ABC News March 3, 2006 — — A stunning investigation of bribery and corruption in Congress has spread to the CIA, ABC News has learned. The CIA inspector general has opened an investigation into the spy agency’s executive director, Kyle “Dusty” Foggo, and his connections to two defense […]

CIA Dirty Laundry, Poor Operational Security — Exposed At Schulte Trial; Perhaps The CIA Should Consider Estabilishing An Outside/’Gray-Beard’ Panel To Conduct A Thorough Rewiew Of Their OPSEC Practices, And Understand If The ‘Schulte’ Incident Is A ‘One-Off,’ Or Worse

CIA Dirty Laundry, Poor Operational Security — Exposed At Schulte Trial; Perhaps The CIA Should Consider Estabilishing An Outside/’Gray-Beard’ Panel To Conduct A Thorough Rewiew Of Their OPSEC Practices, And Understand If The ‘Schulte’ Incident Is A ‘One-Off,’ Or Worse   https://fortunascorner.com      Yesterday, March 9, 2020, a Manhattan jury found former CIA contractor/hacker […]

Chinese Military Turns To U.S. University To Conduct Covert Research

David Maxwell Comment:  “And it is not just to conduct or steal research.   It is to spot, assess, and recruit assets.”  Chinese Military Turns to U.S. University to Conduct Covert Research Case of Chinese researcher at Boston University renews fears Beijing is targeting American academia https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-military-turns-to-u-s-university-to-conduct-covert-research-11582466400?mc_cid=7a8c34c824&mc_eid=70bf478f36 By Kate O’Keeffe and Aruna Viswanatha Feb. 23, 2020 9:00 am […]

Hackers Are Hammering The Financial Sector With Login Attacks

Hackers Are Hammering The Financial Sector With Login Attacks Forbes · by Lee Mathews · February 22, 2020 It should come as no surprise that banks and other financial service providers are a favorite target of hackers. The volume of attacks they face, however, is truly shocking. Image: GettyA new report (PDF link) from Akamai Technologies released this week revealed […]

U.S. Agency That Handles Trump’s Secure Communication Suffered Data Breach

Excerpts: The DISA letters gave few further details. For example, they did not say what part of DISA’s network had been breached, nor identify which individuals may have had their data compromised. The White House did not respond to a request for comment. The term data breach can have many meanings, from hackers penetrating a […]

Western Governments Should Have Been Ready For Huawei

Western governments should have been ready for Huawei https://www.cityam.com/western-governments-should-have-been-ready-for-huawei/ Opinion Shanker Singham In the late 1990s, I represented Lucent Technologies, a firm focused on delivering telecommunications equipment which had been spun out of AT&T. At the time, in addition to the more familiar competitors such as Nortel Networks and Alcatel, we faced an additional threat […]

FBI Is Investigating More Than 1,000 Cases Of Chinese Theft Of U.S. Technology | ZDNet

FBI is investigating more than 1,000 cases of Chinese theft of US technology | ZDNet ZDNet · by Catalin Cimpanu Special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at risk when information security isn’t handled properly. […]

Survey Of Chinese-Linked Espionage In The United States Since 2000

The full report is at this link: https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/190920_Chinese_Espionage_timeline.pdf Survey of Chinese-linked Espionage in the United States Since 2000 csis.org This survey lists 137 publicly reported instances of Chinese espionage directed at the United States since 2000. It does not include espionage against other countries, U.S. firms or persons located in China, nor an additional 50 cases […]

An Atomic Spy; Recently Declassified Documents “Potentially Recast A Mundane Espionage Case As One Of History’s Most Damaging;” The Identify Of The Fourth U.S. Los Alamos Nuclear Spy Finally Revealed After Seven Decades

An Atomic Spy; Recently Declassified Documents “Potentially Recast A Mundane Espionage Case As One Of History’s Most Damaging;” The Identify Of The Fourth U.S. Los Alamos Nuclear Spy Finally Revealed After Seven Decades   https://fortunascorner.com        The title above comes from William J. Broad’s January 28, 2020 feature article in the Science Times section of […]