سالها بود که ماموران اسرائیلی میخواستند دانشمند هستهای ایران را ترور کنند. عاقبت راهی پیدا کردند تا بدون حضور مأموران در صحنه این کار را انجام دهند.
Israeli agents had wanted to kill Iran’s top nuclear scientist for years. Then they came up with a way to do it with no operatives present.
They were among a trend of Americans working for foreign governments trying to build their cyberoperation abilities.
Researchers at Citizen Lab found that NSO Group, an Israeli spyware company, had infected Apple products without so much as a click.
Berlin has protested to Moscow after identifying repeated attempts to steal politicians’ private information before the election this month that will decide Angela Merkel’s successor.
The call was only the second time the leaders had spoken since President Biden’s inauguration. The lack of communication was a measure of the rising tensions between the two countries.
The arrangement allows the Russian government some plausible deniability for attacks, researchers found.
The messy ending to the war has underscored President Biden’s discomfort with prolonged military engagements, even as the United States faces complex new threats.
The state security ministry is recruiting from a vast pool of private-sector hackers who often have their own agendas and sometimes use their access for commercial cybercrime, experts say.
Hacking, like war, is the continuation of politics by other means, but without the inevitable sacrifice of lives.
The National Security Agency warned government employees that hackers could take advantage of the public Wi-Fi in coffee shops, airports and hotel rooms.
Mr. Biden’s phone call appeared to be a pointed ultimatum to stop the hackers, who have attacked computer networks in the United States with relative impunity.
The president summoned his top cybersecurity advisers to consider immediate action to disrupt Russian incursions.
The breach of a Republican National Committee contractor, also linked to Russia, and the global ransomware attack occurred weeks after a U.S.-Russian summit.
Hackers used one worker’s login information to penetrate the Law Department’s network after officials failed to implement a simple security measure.
Cooler heads say President Biden skillfully laid the groundwork for what he can, and cannot, reasonably expect to gain from the Kremlin.
The president’s insistence on an “optimistic face” could open him up to criticism. But his allies insist it’s an essential ingredient to making progress.
Theirs seems likely to be a strained and frustrating association, one where the two leaders may maintain a veneer of civil discourse even as they joust on the international stage.
NATO leaders expressed a new concern about China’s growing military might, signaling a fundamental shift in the attentions of an alliance devoted to protecting Europe and North America — not Asia.
The original was the work of Churchill and Roosevelt at the dawn of World War II. The new version pledges cooperation against 21st century global challenges and rivalries.
The Pentagon Papers created a delicate balance of power between the press and the government. Lately, it’s being threatened.
The good will President Biden brings on his first trip abroad papers over lingering doubts about U.S. reliability and the cost that Europe will be expected to pay.
Investigators traced 75 Bitcoins worth more than $4 million through nearly two dozen cryptocurrency accounts.
It’s been almost a decade since Leon Panetta, then the secretary of defense, warned of an impending “Cyber Pearl Harbor.” He didn’t want to be right.
The push began in the Trump administration and continued under President Biden, and the Justice Department obtained a gag order to keep it from public view.
The Biden administration is taking steps to counter the growing threat of cyberattacks on U.S. businesses, and encouraging companies to do more to protect themselves.
An open letter urged them to take many of the defensive steps that the federal government requires of its agencies and contractors.
Some JBS beef processing plants were operational, but not at full capacity, union officials said, after a ransomware attack shut nine plants, affecting thousands of workers.
Hackers with suspected ties to China penetrated the New York transit agency’s computer systems in April, an M.T.A. document shows. Transit officials say the intrusion did not pose a risk to riders.
Operations at several owned by JBS, which processes one-fifth of the country’s beef, were affected, according to union representatives and Facebook posts meant for employees.
A devastating email breach of the D.N.C. roiled Democrats in the final months of 2016. An unassuming security official made it his mission to prevent a recurrence.
Microsoft reported that it had detected the intrusion and that the same hackers behind the earlier SolarWinds attack were responsible.
The move, which will require companies to report to the government any significant attacks, is a response to the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attacks.
Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal highlights an uncomfortable truth for Mr. Biden as he prepares to meet South Korea’s president at the White House.
The hack underscored how vulnerable government and industry are to even basic assaults on computer networks.
The hacking group, which the F.B.I. has said was responsible for the ransomware attack, said it had received “pressure” from the U.S.
As Mr. Biden settles into the office he has chased for more than three decades, aides say he demands hours of debate from scores of policy experts.
As pandemic-related scams rise, experts say companies should tread carefully with cybersecurity exercises like one that has prompted anger in Britain.
President Biden’s order places strict new standards on software sold to the government.
The attack by DarkSide, a relatively new criminal group believed to have roots in Eastern Europe, exposed the remarkable vulnerability of key American infrastructure.
The attack by a relatively new criminal group believed to have roots in Eastern Europe exposed the remarkable vulnerability of key American infrastructure.
A hack of a major pipeline, the latest evidence of the nation’s vulnerabilities to cyberattacks, prompted questions about whether the administration should go further.
Biden administration officials said they saw the sustained deployment as a message from Moscow that it could match the number of troops taking part in the exercise.
The department appears to be the third police force to be targeted in a ransomware attack in six weeks, and the 26th government agency hit this year.
Lisa Monaco, a veteran of national security posts, is expected to be a key player in the administration’s push to combat domestic extremism, embodied most publicly in the department’s inquiry into the Capitol attack.
Administration officials were determined to draft a response that would impose real costs on Moscow, as many previous rounds of sanctions have been shrugged off.
The annual intelligence assessment does not predict a military confrontation with either Russia or China, but it suggests that so-called gray-zone battles for power will intensify.
A threat assessment report puts China’s push for “global power” first on the list of threats, followed by Russia, Iran and North Korea.
Chris Inglis will be nominated to the new post as the president fills out his cybersecurity team and the U.S. considers responses to recent attacks.
Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, threatened Israel after a blackout at a uranium enrichment plant over the weekend.