Tag : US Federal Government Data Breach (2020)

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How the United States Lost to Hackers

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Pandora’s Box There’s a reason we believed the fallacy that offense could keep us safe: The offense was a bloody masterpiece. Starting in 2007, the...
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How the US Lost to Hackers

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Pandora’s Box There’s a reason we believed the fallacy that offense could keep us safe: The offense was a bloody masterpiece. Starting in 2007, the...
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Biden Orders Sweeping Assessment of Russian Hacking, Even While Renewing Nuclear Treaty

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Senator Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia, who will become the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Mr. Biden was ordering a broad new intelligence...
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Biden to Restore Homeland Security and Cybersecurity Aides to Senior White House Posts

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President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., facing the rise of domestic terrorism and a crippling cyberattack from Russia, is elevating two White House posts that all...
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As Understanding of Russian Hacking Grows, So Does Alarm

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On Election Day, General Paul M. Nakasone, the nation’s top cyberwarrior, reported that the battle against Russian interference in the presidential campaign had posted major...
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Biden Assails Trump Over Handling of Russia Hack

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. accused President Trump on Tuesday of “irrational downplaying” of the widespread hack of the federal government and American...
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Treasury Department’s Senior Leaders Were Targeted by Russian Hacking

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But on Monday there was no public declaration attributing the hacking to Russia, perhaps reflecting Mr. Trump’s reluctance to confront Moscow over the issue and...
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Trump Administration Is Criticized Over Proposal to Split Cyberoperations Leadership

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Responsibility for defending the country from cyberattacks is spread across different parts of the government. The Department of Homeland Security is responsible for protecting civilian...
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Trump Contradicts Pompeo Over Russia’s Role in Hack

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He will not find that easy. Mr. Trump’s tweet was his first comment on the hack, which came to light a week ago. Privately, the...
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Pompeo Says Russia Was Behind Cyberattack on U.S.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday it was clear that Russia was behind the widespread hacking of government systems that officials this week called...