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Jonathan Landay

Mar 17 2017

Timeline: From TVs to microwaves, White House tries to explain wiretapping charge

WASHINGTON The White House on Friday distanced itself from a news report it embraced a day earlier that Britain's top-secret eavesdropping agency monitored Trump Tower at former U.S. President Barack Obama's behest.

Mar 16 2017

Yahoo cyber indictment shows Kremlin, hackers working hand-in-hand

WASHINGTON Wednesday's indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo Inc provides the clearest details yet on what some U.S. officials say is a symbiotic relationship between Moscow's security services and private Russian hackers.

Mar 15 2017

Skeptical lawmakers pressure Comey on Trump wiretap claim

WASHINGTON A key Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday he did not believe the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign, adding to pressure on FBI Director James Comey to provide evidence supporting or debunking Republican President Donald Trump's claim. | Video

Mar 15 2017

Skeptical U.S. lawmakers pressure Comey on Trump wiretap claim

WASHINGTON A key Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday he did not believe the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign, adding to pressure on FBI Director James Comey to provide evidence supporting or debunking Republican President Donald Trump's claim.

Mar 09 2017

CIA leak shows lack of progress in combating 'insider threats'

WASHINGTON The disclosure this week of documents describing secret CIA hacking tools shows that intensified U.S. government efforts to prevent leaks by intelligence agency employees and contractors have largely failed, cyber security professionals and intelligence officials say.

Mar 09 2017

RPT-CIA leak shows lack of progress in combating 'insider threats'

WASHINGTON, March 8 The disclosure this week of documents describing secret CIA hacking tools shows that intensified U.S. government efforts to prevent leaks by intelligence agency employees and contractors have largely failed, cybersecurity professionals and intelligence officials say.

Mar 08 2017

CIA leak shows lack of progress in combating 'insider threats'

WASHINGTON The disclosure this week of documents describing secret CIA hacking tools shows that intensified U.S. government efforts to prevent leaks by intelligence agency employees and contractors have largely failed, cybersecurity professionals and intelligence officials say.

Mar 08 2017

CIA leak shows lack of progress in combating 'insider threats'

WASHINGTON The disclosure this week of documents describing secret CIA hacking tools shows that intensified U.S. government efforts to prevent leaks by intelligence agency employees and contractors have largely failed, cybersecurity professionals and intelligence officials say.

Mar 08 2017

CIA leak shows lack of progress in combating 'insider threats'

WASHINGTON, March 8 The disclosure this week of documents describing secret CIA hacking tools shows that intensified U.S. government efforts to prevent leaks by intelligence agency employees and contractors have largely failed, cybersecurity professionals and intelligence officials say.

Mar 03 2017

Exclusive: Trump aides’ bid to plug leaks creates unease among some civil servants

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin used his first senior staff meeting last month to tell his new aides he would not tolerate leaks to the news media, three sources familiar with the matter said.

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