F-35 stealth fighter data stolen in Australia defense hack

F-35 stealth fighter data stolen in Australia defense hack

Sensitive data about Australia’s F-35 stealth fighter and P-8 surveillance aircraft programs were stolen when a defense subcontractor was hacked using a tool widely used by Chinese cyber criminals, officials said Thursday.

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Military cyber operations headed for revamp after long delay

Military cyber operations headed for revamp after long delay

After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation’s military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations.

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CIA knew in August 2016 that Putin sought to boost Trump—report

CIA knew in August 2016 that Putin sought to boost Trump—report

The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the US presidential race, the Washington Post reported Friday.

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US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

U.S. officials sought Wednesday to underscore for lawmakers the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote for the White House, outlining efforts to hack into election systems in 21 states and to fill the internet with misinformation during a divisive campaign season.

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Internal error, not hacking, caused bank glitch

Internal error, not hacking, caused bank glitch

After extensive explanations at the opening of a Senate hearing on the glitches and theft that hit Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and Banco De Oro (BDO), Sen. Francis Escudero on Wednesday said there was no reason to label the incidents as hacking or a terrorist attack, noting that the Philippine banking system is one of the strongest in Southeast Asia.

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PNP to deploy ‘ethical’ hackers to catch web intruders

With the website of the Philippine National Police under constant intrusion, the police information technology management service (ITMS) has decided to deploy “ethical” hackers to thwart the intruders.

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