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“Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair caught the media’s attention recently with two major headlines when he presented this year’s Annual Threat Assessment (PDF) of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The first was his statement that the United States is ‘severely thre...

“Peiter Zatko–a respected hacker known as ‘Mudge’–has been tapped to be a program manager at DARPA, where he will be in charge of funding research designed to help give the U.S. government tools needed to protect against cyberattacks, CNET has learned. Zatko will become...

“China heralded a major bust of computer hackers to underscore its pledge to help enhance global online security, with state media saying officials had shut what they called the country’s largest distributor of tools used in malicious Internet attacks. Three people were arrested on suspi...

“The House today overwhelmingly passed a bill aimed at building up the United States’ cybersecurity army and expertise, amid growing alarm over the country’s vulnerability online. The bill, which passed 422-5, requires the Obama administration to conduct an agency-by-agency assessment of c...

“Google is finalizing an agreement with the National Security Agency to help the search giant ward off cyberattacks, according to the Washington Post. The electronic surveillance organization is expected to help analyze a cyberattack on Google that the company said originated in China and defe...