Accuracy in Media

Russian Government Hackers Got Into DNC’s Database

Holy (crap)! That’s quite a hack: Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to the entire database of opposition research on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to committee officials and security experts who responded to the breach. The intruders so thoroughly compromised the DNC’s system that […]

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China Still Uses Cyberattacks against America

From the Free Beacon: Six months after China pledged to halt cyber espionage against the United States, Beijing’s hackers continue to conduct cyber attacks on government and private networks, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command told Congress. Despite a formal pledge made by Chinese leader Xi Jinping in September, “cyber operations from China are still targeting […]

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Obama Administration Won’t Testify about the OPM Hack

No accountability for the Obama administration, apparently: The Obama administration at the “last minute” on Tuesday declined to allow leading officials to testify before a classified House committee investigating a massive hack attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) that led to the disclosure of millions of personal records, according to a leading lawmaker. […]

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Cyberattacks Traced to Russia and the Kremlin

As the Free Beacon reported: A group of Russian hackers linked to Moscow’s government have for seven years been targeting intelligence information from governments and organizations in the United States, Europe, and Asia, according to a new report from researchers at F-Secure. The hacking group, named “The Dukes,” employed nine “unique malware toolsets” to hack computer networks and […]

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China is Indexing Stolen Fed Employee Data like Facebook

Fox News reported the following: A private industry IT security firm tells Fox News that personal data stolen over the span of several high-profile U.S. cyber breaches is being indexed by China’s intelligence service into a massive Facebook-like network. According to CrowdStrike founder Dmitri Alperovitch, Chinese hackers are using information gained from the breaches of […]

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June 2016

6/15/2016 - Russian Government Hackers Got Into DNC’s Database

March 2016

3/21/2016 - China Still Uses Cyberattacks against America

3/13/2016 - Iran Responsible for Cyberattack on a Dam Outside New York City

February 2016

2/18/2016 - Hospital Pays Hackers in Bitcoins to Gain Back Access to Computer Network

December 2015

12/14/2015 - OPM Took 5 Months to Notify Workers of Cyber Breach

November 2015

11/18/2015 - Obama Administration Won’t Testify about the OPM Hack

October 2015

10/20/2015 - FBI Investigating Claims of CIA Director’s AOL Email Account being Hacked

September 2015

9/24/2015 - OPM Admits 5.6 Million had Fingerprint Data Stolen

9/21/2015 - Cyberattacks Traced to Russia and the Kremlin

9/16/2015 - China is Indexing Stolen Fed Employee Data like Facebook

9/6/2015 - Conservative Think Tank Heritage Foundation Hacked

9/2/2015 - Was Hillary’s Secret Email Server Breached? State Dept Doesn’t Know

August 2015

8/18/2015 - Computer Breach at the IRS Compromised Over 300,000 Accounts

8/16/2015 - NSA Pinpoints China’s Cyberattacks

8/13/2015 - John Kerry said China, Russia could be Reading His E-mails

8/7/2015 - Russia Behind Cyberattack on Joint Chiefs of Staff Computer System

July 2015

7/19/2015 - INFOGRAPHIC: OPM Hack Fact Sheet

7/17/2015 - Chinese Hackers Used American Servers in Cyberattack

7/16/2015 - OPM Hack is Worse Than You Think, Part of Large-Scale Attack on Feds

7/12/2015 - Feds Fail to Protect Sensitive Info in ObamaCare Enrollment

7/12/2015 - WATCH: State Dept Claims China, Russia aren’t Threats to America

7/12/2015 - OPM Chief, in Resignation Letter, Applauds Security Efforts

7/11/2015 - OPM Chief Resigns after Data Breaches

7/10/2015 - Obama won’t Blame China for Massive OPM Hack

7/10/2015 - After Massive Cyberattack, OPM Chief Shrugs Off Calls for Resignation

7/10/2015 - The OPM Hack Affected at least 21 Million Americans

June 2015

6/17/2015 - Obama claims White House is Considering All Options after OPM Hacking Attack from China

6/15/2015 - State Dept has No Record of Hillary Clinton getting IT Training

6/15/2015 - Chinese Hackers may have gotten between 7 to 14 Million Files

6/12/2015 - China Hacks U.S. Feds Database, Takes Most of Fed Employee Info

6/6/2015 - Hacking Blame Game: Obama White House Blames Congress for Hacking