1. Energy Department struck by cyber attacks


    ... (USA Today) Cyber attackers successfully compromised the security of U.S. Department of Energy ... obtained by USA TODAY. Incident reports submitted by federal officials and contractors since late 2010 ... : The Escalating Threat of an American Catastrophe" spotlights what America's enemies already know about

  2. Islamic, Chinese hackers target U.S. news sites


    ... officials say the Washington Post is only one of dozens of U.S. media outlets that have come under ... to the president for National Security Affairs, takes a look into the future in "China" The Gathering Threat ... [caption id="attachment_2049445" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hackers from China and Islamist

  3. Huckabee to Obama: 'Punch back' against China cyberattack

    Mike Huckabee

    ... of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, testified to Congress in March ... . Beijing called U.S. accusations that China-based hackers were behind the attack unproven ... attacked a military base or government facility, the U.S. would respond in-kind. A cyber attack

  4. China: The unreportable scandal

    ... to say that China has all but declared war on the U.S. through acts of aggression that are being ... is preparing for cyber warfare against the United States.The U.S. government has been aware ... press establishment. Why is China a sacred cow? What else can China do to the U.S. without

  5. FBI warns of cyber threat to electric grid


    ... downplayed the threat of a cyber attack against the U.S. electrical grid, DHS and the FBI began ... a nationwide program warning of the dangers faced by U.S. utilities from damaging cyber attacks like ... "Ukraine Cyber Attack: Implications for U.S. Stakeholders," and are based on work with the Ukrainian

  6. Wall Street oblivious to cyber-economic warfare

    The U.S. government is facing a massive cybersecurity breach.

    ... , China and elsewhere have plans in place for financial warfare by cyber and other means against our ... and literally take down the U.S. economy." That's a pretty startling statement from a four-star general ... to these national security issues. The threat, however, is well-documented. In 2008, during the midst

  7. Intelligence community: Iran poses 3 threats to U.S.


    ... . WASHINGTON The U.S. intelligence community sees Iran posing a threat to the U.S. homeland on three ... warned. Iran's ballistic missile program similarly has alarmed U.S. officials. In 2009, when ... to the homeland but would pose a threat to the U.S. and its allies at overseas locations

  8. Pentagon targeted by Russian hack attack


    ... the work of a state actor." U.S. officials said they shut the system down when the threat ... An advanced level of cyber war has been detected where Russia was targeting the unclassified ... . The "sophisticated cyber intrusion" happened around July 25 and "affected some 4,000 military and civilian

  9. China's 'cyberarmy' could number half billion


    ... . As a rationale, China points to the United States not only setting up a national cyber command ... cyberspace. In order to respond to this perceived threat, China needs to learn from this practice ... By Steve Elwart A recently published article in the semi-official "China Defense Daily" presents

  10. CIA prepping for possible cyber strike against Russia

    Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama

    ... in the American presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News. Current and former officials ... an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference ... House for a wide-ranging "clandestine" cyber operation designed to harass and "embarrass" the Kremlin