U.S. names China as prime suspect in government hacking: WSJ

Jun 26, 2015

U.S. names China as prime suspect in government hacking: WSJ

America’s intelligence chief said on Thursday that China was the top suspect in a hack of a U.S. agency that compromised the personnel records of millions of Americans, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The comments from Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James ...

Jun 20, 2015

U.S. employee data breach tied to Chinese intelligence: sources

The Chinese hacking group that is suspected of stealing sensitive information about millions of current and former U.S. government employees has a different mission and organizational structure than the military hackers who have been accused of other U.S. data breaches, according to people familiar ...

WikiLeaks leaks over 500,000 Saudi documents

Jun 20, 2015

WikiLeaks leaks over 500,000 Saudi documents

WikiLeaks is in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents to the Internet, the transparency website said Friday, a move that echoes its famous release of U.S. State Department cables in 2010. WikiLeaks said it has already posted roughly 60,000 files. ...

Jun 17, 2015

U.S. government agency thwarts hackers 10 million times per month

Attacks such as the one that exposed the personal data of millions of U.S. federal workers will continue and are likely to increase, said the head of one agency that thwarts 10 million attempted hacks every month. Katherine Archuleta, who leads the U.S. Office ...

| Jun 16, 2015

Cybertheft of U.S. personnel info rips hole in espionage defenses

By exposing the names and addresses of foreign relatives, the cybertheft of private information on U.S. security clearance holders by hackers linked to China will complicate the deployment and promotion of American intelligence professionals with special language skills and diverse backgrounds, current and former ...

Second hack by Chinese exposed U.S. military and intelligence data: officials

Jun 13, 2015

Second hack by Chinese exposed U.S. military and intelligence data: officials

Hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, several U.S. officials said Friday, describing a second breach of federal records that could dramatically compound the potential damage. The forms ...