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Obama puts 'malicious cyber actors' on notice

A new executive order lets the US Attorney General and the Secretaries of Treasury and State go after cyberattackers "where it really hurts -- at their bottom line."

By April 1, 2015

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Stealthy Regin malware is a 'top-tier espionage tool'

Regin's behavior suggests that the newly uncovered and "highly complex" spying threat came from a nation-state, Symantec reports.

By November 23, 2014

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Microsoft defends opening Hotmail account of blogger in espionage case

Company says it cracked open the Hotmail account of an unnamed blogger involved in a Windows 8 espionage case in part because he was selling Windows Server activation keys.

By March 20, 2014

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Snowden accuses NSA of conducting industrial espionage

Former NSA contractor tells a German broadcaster that the US agency would collect intelligence from foreign companies that had no national defense value.

By January 26, 2014

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Russia linked to cyber espionage across Asia, Europe, US

The country allegedly hacked into corporate networks around the world to try to gain an upperhand in the economic sphere.

By January 22, 2014

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State Department takes network offline for security scrub

The effort is the department's latest attempt to root out malicious software from Russian hackers in its unclassified email system, according to a report.

By March 14, 2015

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CIA puts the digital revolution at the core of its mission

As part of a major restructuring, the storied US spy outfit creates a new directorate devoted to keeping the agency relevant in the Internet era.

By March 7, 2015

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Brazilian company reveals security-minded GranitePhone

Sikur's phone, running a locked-down Android derivative, enables encrypted communications. It's one of several arriving at Mobile World Congress.

By March 3, 2015

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Gemalto: SIM card hackers likely NSA, GCHQ -- but keys are safe

After investigating hacking reports, SIM card supplier Gemalto says its encryption keys are safe. If cyberspies have you worried, there are apps to encrypt phone calls. Also: Motorola reveals low-price Moto E.

By February 25, 2015

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NSA planted surveillance software on hard drives, report says

Security vendor Kaspersky outs a group capable of inserting spying software onto hard drives around the world, while Reuters fingers the NSA as the culprit.

By February 17, 2015