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Officials fear Russia could try to target US through popular software firm under FBI scrutiny
Russia's growing aggression toward the United States has deepened concerns among U.S. officials that Russian spies might try to exploit one of the world’s most respected cybersecurity firms to snoop on Americans or sabotage key U.S. systems, according to an ABC News investigation. Products from the
Trump's campaign tactics, trolls strengthened Russia's election meddling, expert says
During the Senate Intelligence Committee's open hearing Thursday, an expert on Russia pointed to President Donald Trump 's tactics during the campaign and the widespread emergence of internet "trolls" and "bots" as the reason why Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was
President Trump's budget faces blowback for slashing State Department funds
The full details of President Trump’s budget aren’t even out yet, and already the blowback against the White House is, in a word, tremendous. Former top military leaders who served on the frontlines and congressional leaders in the president’s party are all speaking out, trying to stop the
President Trump weighs options for next national security adviser
Less than a week after the dramatic resignation of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump is continuing to weigh his options for the crucial position of national security adviser. The president is wrapping up his extended weekend at Mar-a-Lago, Florida, White House deputy press secretary
Hackers Caused Mass Blackout in Ukraine, US Officials Say
U.S. government cyber security experts officially declared that hackers are to blame for a power outage in Ukraine that affected nearly a quarter million people in the latest significant attack on vulnerable “critical infrastructure.” “Through interviews with impacted entities, the team learned
State of the Union Preview
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA TO PROPOSE CAPITAL GAINS TAX HIKES: Senior White House officials say President Obama will use his state of the union to float several new economic ideas, including tax hikes on capital gains and wealthy inheritances, and new fees on...
Why Former NSA Chief Warns US Not Ready for Next Sony Attack
The United States is unprepared to defend government and commercial targets from a Sony Pictures-style cyberattack, according to a retired general who served as the nation’s top cybersecurity official. An attack similar to the cyberhack of Sony Pictures Entertainment last month is “a problem we’re
Deep Dive on Global Terror Hot Spots
Top former military and intelligence officials analyze threats in the Middle East and Africa, and the looming cyberthreat.
'This Week' Transcript: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Below is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. ANNOUNCER: A special edition of This Week: Terror Flash Point. All of Europe on edge. In London, police on their highest alert ever. In Belgium , a plot foiled in its final hours. Soldiers now deployed on the streets. It's a
'This Week': One Year After Snowden
Former NSA Director Keith Alexander and former counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke on Edward Snowden's impact.