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Before taking office, Trump was told Putin ordered DNC hack, reports say

by Ryan Duffy

Before assuming the presidency, Trump was shown highly classified intelligence that Russian President Vladimir Putin had personally ordered the Russian hacking campaign during the 2016 presidential election.

Justice Department waves legislative stick at tech sector over encryption

by Shaun Waterman

It's the first time the Trump administration has suggested it might try to impose a legislative solution to the problem law enforcement faces of increased use of end-to-end encryption.

New FBI Director will build on Comey's cybercrime fighting efforts

by Chris Bing

Associates of Christopher Wray who spoke to him in recent weeks say they expect him to build on many of the same priorities that James Comey was known for.

Mobile-encryption markets booming as law enforcement sees world 'going dark'

by Shaun Waterman

The growth of ubiquitous global mobile encryption may be a bane for U.S. law enforcement. But it is a boom market, expected to almost quadruple in size over the next five years according to a new projection.

FBI director: If left unchecked, Russian hackers will change vote tallies in a future U.S. election

by Chris Bing

FBI Director James Comey predicts that if left undeterred, Russian hackers will one day attempt to change the vote tally in a U.S. election. Comey said as much during an exchange with South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham during a public hearing on Capitol Hill organized by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday. During the hearing, various lawmakers asked Comey a series of different questions concerning Russia’s ability to conduct damaging, cyber operations against both the U.S. and its allies.

Russian bank threatens researcher with CFAA suit over DNS request data

by Greg Otto

The Russian bank is considering litigation against an Indiana University researcher under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s civil action provision.