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Why #Trump is #sticking with #Obama’s #China #hacking #deal

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans President Donald Trump has broken with a host of Obama-era international agreements, from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the Paris climate pact — but he’s showing every sign of sticking with a 2015 hacking accord with China. Last month, the Trump administration quietly reaffirmed the agreement, which […]

Agency blames hackers over ‘F— Trump’ road sign in DC park

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Authorities are looking into the apparent hack of a road sign in Washington’s scenic Rock Creek Park that was emblazoned with a profane message Monday morning about President Trump. The electronic sign was supposed to inform drivers that a local road was closed for sewer work. […]

Trump approves Obama-era plan for a more independent US Cyber Command

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans President Trump has given the go-ahead for a plan dating from the Obama administration to elevate US Cyber Command to the level of Unified Combatant Command, giving it more operational independence from the National Security Agency. The statement also raised the possibility of splitting off CyberCom […]

Trump Drops His Call for a Joint Cyber Security Team With Russia after Much Criticism

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday backtracked on his push for a cyber security unit with Russia, tweeting that he did not think it could happen, hours after his proposal was harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted. Trump said on Twitter […]

Trump Is Ignoring America’s Looming Cybersecurity Threat

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The “ransomware” attack that crippled computer systems around the globe last week shows once again just how vulnerable the world’s computer systems are to criminals and hackers. The so-called “WannaCry” virus — which threatened to delete a victim’s files absent a $300 ransom — exploited a […]

Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at modernizing and improving the nation’s computer networks. Trump’s homeland security adviser Tom Bossert says the order will help keep the U.S. safer from cybersecurity risks. Among the new requirements is that agency heads must be accountable […]

Twitter sues U.S. Homeland Security to block probe into Trump critic’s identity

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The social media company said that allowing the department access to the person behind the @ALT_USCIS account would produce a “grave chilling effect.” Twitter filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, asking the court to prevent … The post Twitter sues U.S. […]

Hillary Clinton blames WikiLeaks and Russian hackers for election loss to Donald Trump

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans In her first major speaking appearance since losing the 2016 US election, Hillary Clinton opened up about her failed bid to the White House, reflecting that a Kremlin-led misinformation campaign, an unfortunately-timed letter from the FBI and WikiLeaks were all … The post Hillary Clinton blames […]