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Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, right, Iran's head of the Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division, speaks to media next to debris from a downed U.S. drone reportedly recovered within Iran's territorial waters and put on display by the Revolutionary Guard in the capital Tehran
US struck Iranian military computers this week
U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran’s downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday.
In cybercombat, the U.S. no longer has geography as defense
The United States has long relied on its borders and superior military might to protect against and deter foreign aggressors. But a lack of boundaries and any rulebook in cyberspace has increased the threat and leveled the playing field today.
Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking
In a sweeping response to election hacking, President Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and shuttered two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. It was the strongest action the Obama administration has taken to date to retaliate for a cyberattack.
In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group's Kremlin ties
For those searching for stronger evidence of Russia's connection to the hack of the Democratic National Committee, the tale of an infected Ukrainian Android app used for cellphones or tablets may help, according to a cybersecurity firm.
Banks, dam targeted by Iranian hackers, U.S. says; 7 charged
WASHINGTON — Seven hackers tied to the Iranian government were charged Thursday in a series of punishing cyberattacks on dozens of banks and a small dam outside New York City, intrusions that reached into America's infrastructure and disrupted the fi
U.S. cyber pros test skills in exercise meant to stop attacks
WASHINGTON — The moment a U.S. official pressed a computer key Tuesday, dozens of security experts who gathered in an underground control room girded themselves for a cyber attack — a drill meant to thwart the kinds of intrusions that have recently crippled health networks and retail giants.
Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech
WASHINGTON — The federal government is relying on archaic, leaky and broken computers systems to protect reams of critical data from cyberattacks, President Barack Obama warned Tuesday as he announced a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecu
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