The Verge

Trump elevates Cyber Command, setting the stage for NSA separation
The Verge
The decision, announced Friday, puts the Cyber Command on par with nine other combat commands, and may lead to its separation from the National Security Agency (NSA). In a statement, President Trump said that Secretary of Defense James Mattis will ...
After Cyber Command Elevation, Split From NSA Could Be NextMorning Consult
Trump upgrades Cyber Command, may sideline NSA in futureThe Register
Trump separates US Cyber Command From NSAAl-Bawaba
Haaretz -Government Technology
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Trump elevates US Cyber Command, exploring split from NSA
This Aug. 12, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump speaking to the press at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Trump announced Friday he has directed U.S. Cyber Command to be elevated to a unified combatant command.
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US Cyber Command Is Now One Step Closer To Spinning Off From The NSABuzzFeed News
President Trump announces move to elevate Cyber CommandWashington Post
WIRED -Daily Beast -Gizmodo
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NSA Computer Exchange Corp. Exec: Ransomware Protection Drives Recurring Revenue Sales
CRNtv spoke with Brian Weaver, VP of Sales at NSA Computer Exchange Corp, about the company's recurring revenue opportunities. Weaver explained that ransomware is driving a lot of concern in the market around business continuity. That's providing a ...


US Election Hackers Are Now Using Leaked NSA Tools To Target Hotels
The same leaked NSA hacker tools deployed in the huge WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware outbreaks appear to have been re-used by the Fancy Bear crew alleged to have breached the Democratic National Committee (DNC), according to research out ...
Russia's 'Fancy Bear' Hackers Used Leaked NSA Tool to Target Hotel GuestsWIRED
APT28 Targets Hospitality Sector, Presents Threat to Travelers « Threat Research Blog | FireEye IncFireEye

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Times of India

UP to use NSA to curb power thefts: Minister
Times of India
LUCKNOW: UP energy minister Srikant Sharma on Monday said the state government would slap the stringent National Security Act (NSA) and Goonda Act on those obstructing power officials from discharging their duties to curb electricity theft. "Power ...

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Trump Considering a Big Change for US Cyber Command
Currently, the NSA and Cyber Command organizations are based at Fort Meade, Md., about 30 miles north of Washington, and led by the same officer, Navy Admiral Michael Rogers. NSA's focus is gathering intelligence, officials said, often favoring the ...

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The Intercept

Film: The Tiny West Virginia Town Haunted by an NSA Secret
The Intercept
Antennas at the NSA listening post, codenamed TIMBERLINE, were built to capture Soviet satellite messages as they bounced off the moon, imbuing a pristine stretch of Appalachia with a sort of cosmic gravity. Residents lived with the knowledge that ...


Ex-NSA Analyst Raises $10 Million To Stop Hackers Destroying Power Grids
Rob Lee, a former National Security Agency (NSA) intelligence officer and co-founder at critical infrastructure-focused cybersecurity firm Dragos Inc., wants to protect them all. And his company has just raised $10 million in a Series A round to do ...

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Target Finding for the Empire: The NSA and the Pine Gap Facility
International Policy Digest
“The tasking we get at Pine Gap is look for this particular signal coming out of this particular location. If you find it, report it, and if you find anything else of interest, report that as well.” – David Rosenberg, former NSA Team leader, weapon's ...
The US Spy Hub in the Heart of AustraliaThe Intercept
Pine Gap plays crucial role in America's wars, leaked documents revealABC Online
Fear Pine Gap role could lead to Australian war crime

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New York Magazine

I FOIA'd the NSA's Recycling Mascot, and Now I Have More Questions Than Answers
New York Magazine
That effort included a school initiative teaching children how to conduct a waste audit, categorize trash, and figure out how effective they were at properly disposing of trash. Yes, the NSA wanted children to go snooping through trash, which seems ...

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