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Russia’s Fancy Bear hackers likely penetrated a federal agency

Enlarge / SONY DSC Boris SV | Getty Images reader comments 49 with 36 posters participating Share this story A warning that unidentified hackers broke into an agency of the US federal government and stole its data is troubling enough. But it becomes all the more disturbing when those unidentified intruders are identified—and appear likely… Read More »

Senator asks DHS if foreign-controlled browser extensions threaten the US

Enlarge / Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Getty Images reader comments 67 with 50 posters participating Share this story A US senator is calling on the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity arm to assess the threat posed by browser extensions made in countries known to conduct espionage against the US. “I am… Read More »