Tags New York Times

FireEye denies 'hack back' claims detailed in new book

by Chris Bing

Mandiant is pushing back against a claim in David Sanger's new book that its researched was partly aided by 'hacking back' into Chinese government systems.

High-severity vulnerability found in SecureDrop system

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Exploitation "would be incredibly difficult to pull off," the developers wrote.

A reminder for why government officials really shouldn't use personal email accounts

by Chris Bing

Agencies like the FBI, Secret Service and NSA have limited visibility into programs that are not developed or somehow customized internally for use by White House staff.

How a New York Times journalist exposed an IP address and tipped off a major investigation

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Journalists sometimes need to work under a veil of anonymity, and in the 21st century, that often means visiting websites without anyone knowing that a major investigation is underway. It's not always easy.