State to gain more ability to monitor DOD cyber ops under White House agreement

Written by Suzanne Smalley May 10, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Biden administration has forged a new agreement under which the State Department will have more ability to weigh in on…

U.S. Cyber Command gives Congress $236M unfunded priorities wish list

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A U.S Cyber Command wish list shared with Congress shows $236 million worth of unfunded priorities, including about $168 million to…

US says it disrupted Russian botnet 'before it could be weaponized'

Written by Joe Warminsky Apr 6, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. government disrupted a botnet attributable to Russia‚Äôs GRU intelligence agency before it could be used for malicious purposes, Attorney…

Legislators rail against potential rollback of flexible DOD cyber powers

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 5, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Plans to review and potentially scale back a Trump-era rule providing broad authorities to the Department of Defense to launch offensive…

Debate erupts at news the White House may scale back DOD cyber-ops authorities

Written by Suzanne Smalley Apr 4, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Days after CyberScoop exclusively reported the White House is considering scaling back a Trump-era policy giving the Department of Defense and…

FBI, CISA, Cyber Command take aim at cyber-espionage by Iran's MuddyWater group

Written by Tim Starks Feb 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. and U.K. government agencies called out Iranian government-affiliated hackers Thursday, accusing them of being behind cyber-espionage targeting the defense, local…

U.S. Cyber Command shares new samples of suspected Iranian hacking software

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 12, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. Cyber Command posted more than a dozen malware samples to a public repository Wednesday, saying that if network administrators see…