A year after Edward Snowden leaked the NSA documents, US foreign relations and espionage are still smarting, while advocates hail gains in government transparency. Changes to surveillance policy are less clear.
A Senate investigation focused on the ‘sophisticated’ cyberincursions into the computer systems of contractors for US Transportation Command, which plays a crucial role in the military’s response to global crises.
Federal prosecutors announced the indictment of a New York man on charges he was trying to recruit for the Islamic State. US officials say they are increasingly concerned about the possibility of a home-grown terror threat.
Drones appear to be seriously vulnerable to hackers seeking to commandeer the vehicles by ‘spoofing,’ or faking, GPS satellite navigation signals. An overview of a federal study, obtained by the Monitor, discusses the problem and remedies.
The US indictment of five military officials in China's secret 'Unit 61398' aims to put China on notice but also plays to US corporate concerns that Washington has done too little to curb cyber threats.
Monday's indictment is the first the US has filed against a 'state actor' for economic cyber-theft, says Attorney General Eric Holder, citing need for 'aggressive response.' No one is expecting a trial, though, so why do it?
Website operators rushed to patch a cyber-security vulnerability called 'Heartbleed' that allows 'anyone on the Internet' to access website server memory without leaving a trace. A major concern: It existed 'in the wild' for two years.