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Remember the Time the CIA Bugged a Cat to Spy on the Soviets?

Americans have, for centuries, found creative ways to spy on friends, enemies, and everyone in between.

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DHS Group Wants Homeland Security to Share Database of Cyber Incidents with Private Sector

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The effort builds on a 2015 White House executive order encouraging more cyberthreat information sharing between the public and private sectors.

Feds: App Secretly Hijacked Phones to Mine Digital Money

The "Prized" app drained batteries and burned through mobile data, according to regulators.

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Federal Employee Union Sues Over OPM Hack, Citing Financial and Emotional Distress

Agency Director Katherine Archuleta and CIO Donna Seymour are named in the class action lawsuit.

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Why Open Data is the Future of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

“Don’t send a spy where you can send a schoolboy," says the intelligence official leading the agency's effort to work with unclassified data.

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Video: Top 5 Tech Tools Any Nerd Should Own

Tech aficionados are going to need more than a hammer and a socket wrench.

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After Hack, Officials Pull Plug on Pentagon and OPM Background Check Systems

A vulnerability in an OPM tool that links to the Pentagon system was discovered during a probe.

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Feds: App Secretly Hijacked Phones to Mine Digital Money

The "Prized" app drained batteries and burned through mobile data, according to regulators.

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Is it Time to Finally Get Rid of the Password?

The vast majority of users and organization still rely on passwords for protection from increasingly persistent cyberattacks.

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Hackers Expose Narcotics Dealers, Dump Canadian Officials’ Credentials and Sell Patient Records for $3

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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What Do US Intelligence Agencies and Netflix Have in Common? Both are Amazon Cloud Customers

It’s been almost a year since Amazon Web Services stood up a cloud computing infrastructure for the 17 agencies within the intelligence community.

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