The House of Representatives voted to reauthorize a key provision of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which U.S. intelligence agencies say is critical to collecting communications from overseas. But the complex issue has sparked some heated debate and seemingly contradictory…
By PBS NewsHour
The Wall Street Journal reported that Russia obtained classified information about how the U.S. military protects its computer networks and conducts electronic spying. The breach occurred when data was stolen by an NSA contractor, then hacked by Russia. Hari Sreenivasan…
By PBS NewsHour
After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group, according to U.S. officials.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The House intelligence committee said Wednesday it is issuing subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer, as well as their businesses, as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press and Jake Pearson, Associated Press
By Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
During his first public remarks since he left his post in January, former CIA Director John Brennan told lawmakers he was concerned about Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 election.
By Chad Day, Associated Press and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The Senate Intelligence Committee is one of several on Capitol Hill investigating possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.
By Jeff Larson, ProPublica and Julia Angwin, ProPublica
The risks posed by the lax security, experts say, go well beyond simple digital snooping. Sophisticated attackers could take advantage of vulnerabilities in the Wi-Fi networks to take over devices like computers or smart phones and use them to record…
By John Halamka
The past few days have been filled with reports about the ransomware impact on the UK National Health Service. Was the NHS specifically targeted? No. Was it uniquely vulnerable? Yes.
By Andrew Wagner
While governments and corporations scramble to perform damage control for WannaCrypt ransomware, here’s what we know about the origins of this cyber attack, who might be to blame and what you can do to protect yourself.
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