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Microsoft: Russians targeted conservative think tanks, U.S. Senate

by Sean Lyngaas

The tech giant last week executed a court order and shut down six internet domains set up by the Kremlin-linked hacking group known as Fancy Bear.

McCaul: U.S. should go on the cyber offensive if Russia hacks midterms

by Sean Lyngaas

The Texas Republican is the latest lawmaker to specify that the U.S. should have a forceful response on the table.

Trump’s refusal to call out Russian hacking provokes swift, sharp backlash

by Ryan Duffy

President Trump refused to acknowledge or condemn Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election today, drawing sharp criticism from former intelligence officials and lawmakers stateside.

Senate mulls subpoena to force White House cyber czar to testify on cybersecurity

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Multiple senators were incredulous to find Roy Joyce's seat was empty at the hearing.

Former NSA director: It's time to trash the federal cybersecurity hierarchy

by Chris Bing

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander told Senators Thursday that the government should undertake a massive reorganization effort that would consolidate some current cybersecurity responsibilities split between the FBI, Homeland Security Department, Defense Department and intelligence community, into a single entity.

Under Trump, Congress to push for funding that grows government hacking

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

The encryption debate isn't over, but with a new administration, expect to see the conversation shift dramatically toward increased instances of government hacking.