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US and allies blame China’s spy agency for ‘really eye-opening’ cyberattacks


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Exclusive: Biden’s spy chief, Avril Haines, on Russian cyberattacks, the climate crisis and the intelligence community’s role in domestic terrorism


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Energy chief cites risk of cyberattacks crippling power grid


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Japan says Chinese military likely behind cyberattacks


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US imposes sanctions on Russia over cyber-attacks


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North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report

North Korea took $  2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. reportNorth Korea has generated an estimated $ 2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using “widespread and increasingly sophisticated” cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday. Pyongyang also “continued to enhance its nuclear and missile programmes although it did not conduct a nuclear test or ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) launch,” said the report to the U.N. Security Council North Korea sanctions committee by independent experts monitoring compliance over the past six months. The North Korean mission to the United Nations did not respond to a request for comment on the report, which was submitted to the Security Council committee last week.



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Eight arrested over cyberattacks against Hong Kong police

Eight arrested over cyberattacks against Hong Kong policeHong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested eight people for stealing and disclosing personal information of officers online, as the city grapples with the aftermath of unprecedented anti-government protests that saw its parliament ransacked. The semi-autonomous city has been plunged into crisis by massive demonstrations since last month against its Beijing-backed government, sparked by a law that would have allowed extraditions to the mainland. The anger spilled over on Monday as groups of mostly young, hardline protesters stormed Hong Kong’s Legislative Council, spraying graffiti on the walls of its main chamber and defacing the city’s seal before police regained control of the building.



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Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016Michael Daniel, Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in the summer of 2016.



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Obama cyber chief: Iran may ramp up cyberattacks after Trump ditched nuclear deal

Obama cyber chief: Iran may ramp up cyberattacks after Trump ditched nuclear deal“I think we should expect to see an increase in Iranian cyberactivity against us,” said Michael Daniel, the former White House cyber coordinator, in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."



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Everything You Need To Know About The Russian Cyberattacks On The U.S. Electricity Grid

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