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Dustin Volz

Feb 21 2017

U.S. Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks -sources

WASHINGTON Some U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Feb 21 2017

U.S. Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks: sources

WASHINGTON Some U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area and Philadelphia were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Feb 21 2017

U.S. Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks: sources

WASHINGTON, Feb 21 U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Feb 15 2017

Former U.S. Justice Department official warns Europe on election hacking

SAN FRANCISCO A former Justice Department official who served in the Obama administration said European countries must be willing to respond forcefully to efforts by Russia or others to use cyber attacks to meddle in their elections, saying the U.S. response fell short.

Feb 14 2017

'Digital Geneva Convention' needed to deter nation-state hacking: Microsoft president

SAN FRANCISCO Microsoft President Brad Smith on Tuesday pressed the world's governments to form an international body to protect civilians from state-sponsored hacking, saying recent high-profile attacks showed a need for global norms to police government activity in cyberspace.

Feb 14 2017

'Digital Geneva Convention' needed to deter nation-state hacking -Microsoft president

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14 Microsoft President Brad Smith on Tuesday pressed the world's governments to form an international body to protect against nation-state hacking, saying recent high-profile attacks showed a need for global norms that police government activity in cyberspace.

Feb 09 2017

U.S. senators denounce Trump plan to focus counter-extremism programme on Islam

WASHINGTON A dozen Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday denounced a Trump administration plan to revamp a government programme on countering violent extremism, saying narrowing its focus solely to Islamic threats could jeopardise security and may be illegal.

Feb 09 2017

U.S. senators denounce Trump plan to focus counter-extremism program on Islam

WASHINGTON A dozen Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday denounced a Trump administration plan to revamp a government program on countering violent extremism, saying narrowing its focus solely to Islamic threats could jeopardize security and may be illegal.

Feb 09 2017

U.S. Senators denounce Trump plan to focus counter-extremism program on Islam

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 A dozen Democratic senators on Thursday urged the Trump administration to reconsider overhauling and renaming a U.S. government program so it would focus solely on countering Islamist extremism, saying it could jeopardize security and may be illegal.

Feb 08 2017

NSA contractor indicted over mammoth theft of classified data

A former National Security Agency contractor was indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges he willfully retained national defense information, in what U.S. officials have said may have been the largest heist of classified government information in history.

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