Two American intelligence sources have been arrested by Russia for treason. It may be our own fault ...
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Three observations from a meeting of American academics and government representativeswith Chinese counterparts on contemporary issues in cybersecurity.
NextGov has a nice summary article on President Obama's cybersecurity legacy. [Full disclosure: I was interviewed for and quoted in the article]. Here is the intro:
Even Facebook is a venue for conflict these days ....
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The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has published a declassified version of the intelligence community's report on "Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent U.S. Elections," written by CIA, FBI, and NSA. President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump have now been briefed on the classified version of the report.
The report is available here and is also included below.
Yesterday's Senate Armed Services hearing on Russian hacking augurs quite badly for Trump if he is really hell-bent on a major confrontation with the intelligence community over its Russia conclusions.
The Senate Armed Services Committee is currently holding a hearing on "Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States,"featuring testimony by DNI James Clapper, NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers, and Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Marcel Lettre. Video of the hearing is available here.
Follow Buddies and Block Buddies: A Simple Proposal to Improve Civility, Control, and Privacy on Twitter
In order to address growing concerns over the use of the platform for online harassment, Twitter should expand its current system of letting users designate whom they “block” and “follow” to let users designate other users whose blocks and follows their accounts will replicate.
In this edition of the Cybercrime Roundup, the Department of Justice dismantles the Avalanche criminal cyber infrastructure, a hacker affiliated with Anonymous pleads guilty in the Steubenville hacking case, and a Minnesota man is sentenced for sextortion.