The United States Needs a Red Team to Protect the Election
Adversaries are trying to undermine U.S. democracy. Hackers and regular citizens must identify weaknesses and make the system resilient in the face of cyberthreats.
Lockdowns Have Been Hard on Organized Crime, Too
And a rise in cyber-ransoms is the result. To stop the cycle, businesses should stop paying up.
How Hackers and Spies Could Sabotage the Coronavirus Fight
Intelligence services have a long history of manipulating information on health issues, and an epidemic is especially tempting for interference. Why aren’t we better prepared?
Scope of Russian Election Hacking Remains Unclear
Volume one of a long-awaited Senate report on Kremlin targeting of election systems finds all 50 states may have been targeted.
Meet ‘Charming Kitten,’ the Iranian Hackers Linked to Air Force Defector
Monica Witt fled to Iran and was indicted for espionage—alongside an Iranian hacking luminary.
Hackers Turn the Tables on Russia
A new website features documents pilfered from Kremlin officials and agencies.
In Chinese Spy Ops, Something Old, Something New
Indictments reveal how Beijing mixes traditional spycraft with cyberespionage to steal U.S. technology.
The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
Washington Needs a New Solarium Project To Counter Cyberthreats
President Eisenhower confronted the unprecedented nuclear threat of the 1950s with a novel exercise. The United States needs a similar approach to tackle today's cyber threats.
North Korean Destructive Malware Is Back, Says DHS Report
Malware not seen since the 2014 attack on Sony has returned, raising the possibility of future destructive attacks.
Zuckerberg: We’re in an ‘Arms Race’ With Russia, but AI Will Save Us
Buckle up — the technology won’t be ready for another decade.
Size Doesn’t Matter for Spies Anymore
In the era of cyber-espionage, even the smallest countries can play on the biggest stage.
Cyberattack Targets Safety System at Saudi Aramco
One report points to Iran, but the evidence is far from conclusive.
White House Blames North Korea for Global Ransomware Outbreak
The announcement comes amid heightening tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Feds Quietly Reveal Chinese State-Backed Hacking Operation
Prosecutors say Chinese hackers from a mysterious cybersecurity firm stole corporate secrets from three big firms.
The Quantum Gap with China
China has ramped up its investment in developing quantum technologies, but few understand the impacts of losing this modern-day space race.
Feds Ban Government Use of Kaspersky Software
The Russian firm’s products have been deemed an 'unacceptable risk.'
Russian Hackers Can’t Beat German Democracy
Of course the Kremlin is going to try to hack Germany’s upcoming election. But it’s not going to succeed.