Staff changes upend White House cyber team

The White House cybersecurity team is undergoing a major shuffle that former officials say could jeopardize the administration’s efforts to develop cyber policy and punish hackers for disruptive attacks. President Trump’s cybersecurity coordinator, Rob Joyce, revealed this week that he would vacate his post and return to the National Security Agency (NSA), ending a 14-month…

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U.K. Reveals Its First Major Cyber-Attack Was Against IS

Britain carried out its first major cyber-attack in 2017, disrupting Islamic State’s communications and propaganda infrastructure for much of the year, one of Britain’s intelligence chiefs has revealed. Jeremy Fleming, the director of GCHQ, which is better known for its communications interception work, said his agency had worked with the Ministry of Defence to make “a significant…

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