The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
All Eyes on North Korea
Intelligence agencies are surging resources to focus on the Korean Peninsula.
How the Spies Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Fitbit
The debate over whether fitness trackers should be allowed in sensitive areas has dragged on for years.
Is the NSA Doing More Harm Than Good in Not Disclosing Exploits?
Inside the complicated national security calculus behind disclosing zero-day vulnerabilities.
Trump Elevates Cyber Command
The long-awaited move bolsters the authority of the chief of America’s military hackers.
Trump’s Bigly Plan to Be Better at ‘the Cyber’
The administration is planning key changes to U.S. cyberintelligence structure, but is it a step backward for U.S. national security?
NSA Director Gave Senator Private Tour During Debate Over Foreign intelligence Collection
Admiral Michael Rogers appears to be stepping up his efforts to preserve the intelligence community’s “crown jewels.”
Who Is Really to Blame for the WannaCry Ransomware?
Microsoft, the NSA, computer users, and the nature of computer science all bear a portion of the blame.
NSA Director: Russia Hacked French ‘Infrastructure’ Ahead of Vote
Michael Rogers intensifies suspicions Moscow was behind the dump of Macron documents.
NSA Halts Controversial Spy Program
The program had been used to scoop up large numbers of digital communications, including those belonging to Americans, "about" targets of foreign surveillance.
Intelligence Community Pushes to Keep Surveillance Powers
Maintaining existing foreign intelligence powers is "the intelligence community’s top legislative priority for 2017," a new document notes.
Trove of Stolen NSA Data Is ‘Devastating’ Loss for Intelligence Community
Former intelligence officials say leaks are crippling U.S. espionage capabilities.
U.S. Govt. Hackers Get Burned by Online Vigilantes, Researchers
Or is Russia retaliating for President Donald Trump’s Syria strikes through one of its cyber-proxies?
NSA Official Suggests North Korea Was Culprit in Bangladesh Bank Heist
The deputy director of the NSA says he believes states have entered the bank-robbing business.
At Comey Hearing, Mental Gymnastics on Display
If mental gymnastics were an Olympic event, yesterday’s House Intelligence Committee hearing represented a qualifying round full of strong showings from a large number of competitors both inside and outside the room.
‘Benghazi on Steroids’ Russia Investigation Needs an Independent Commission
Donald Trump may hate the thought of it, but it's something he should want, too.
Comey: Yes, We’re Investigating Possible Ties Between Trump and Russia
In a rare admission, the FBI said that it has been looking into Russian meddling in the U.S. election since last summer.
Trump Is Showing How the Deep State Really Works
America's intelligence agencies aren’t operating outside the law – they’re using the vast power they’ve acquired within it.