Christopher Bing

White House pledges to step up cyber offense on hackers

21 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The White House warned foreign hackers on Thursday it will increase offensive measures as part of a new national cyber security strategy.

Exclusive: Trump to target foreign meddling in U.S. elections with sanctions order - sources

12 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order as soon as Wednesday that will slap sanctions on any foreign companies or people who interfere in U.S. elections, based on intelligence agency findings, two sources familiar with the matter said. | Video

U.S. charges North Korean hacker in Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks

07 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday charged and sanctioned a North Korean man in the 2017 global WannaCry ransomware cyberattack and the 2014 cyberassault on Sony Corp , U.S. officials said. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. to charge N. Korean over WannaCry, Sony cyber attacks -official

06 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON, Sept 6 The U.S. Justice Department is poised to charge a North Korean hacker over the 2017 global WannaCry ransomware attack and the 2014 cyber attack on Sony Corp , a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.

Exclusive: Iran-based political influence operation - bigger, persistent, global

29 Aug 2018

LONDON/WASHINGTON An apparent Iranian influence operation targeting internet users worldwide is significantly bigger than previously identified, Reuters has found, encompassing a sprawling network of anonymous websites and social media accounts in 11 different languages.

Democrats, tech vendors stop cyberattack aimed at campaigns

23 Aug 2018

The U.S. Democratic National Committee stopped an attempted cyberattack on an internal website, a Democratic party official told Reuters on Wednesday. | Video

Facebook, Twitter dismantle disinformation campaigns tied to Iran and Russia

22 Aug 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to an alleged Iranian propaganda operation on Tuesday, while Facebook took down a second campaign it said was linked to Russia. | Video

Russian hackers targeted U.S. Senate, think tanks: Microsoft

22 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON Microsoft Corp said that hackers linked to Russia's government sought to launch cyber attacks on U.S. political groups, warning that Moscow is broadening attacks ahead of November's congressional elections. | Video

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