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Dec 05 2022
The Secret Service acknowledged Monday that Chinese government-linked hackers have stolen at least $20 million in U.S. COVID-19 relief funds.
For Context: The stolen funds included Small Business Administration loans and unemployment insurance funds in over a dozen states. The Secret Service confirmed the news after NBC News (Lean Left bias) broke the story Monday, but didn't offerReuters Washington Examiner CNN (Online News)
Oct 04 2019
Multiple reports say President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign was targeted by hackers, who Microsoft previously announced were tied to the Iranian government.Reuters New York Times (News) The Daily Caller
Jun 01 2021
JBS S.A., the world's largest meatpacking company, has cut off livestock slaughter at its five biggest U.S. plants following a weekend cyber attack. The stoppage reportedly halts nearly 20% of U.S. meat production, and may cause temporary food service shortages and rises in meat prices. JBS told the White House that the hack likely came from Russia; the White House says it has contacted RussiaThe Daily Caller Reuters Bloomberg
Mar 02 2022
While sanctions against Russia have already started to weaken its economy, its continued attacks on Ukraine could also lead to consequences for the U.S. economy and national security.
Coverage from all sides highlights how the Russia-Ukraine conflict could lead to higher energy costs in the U.S., more cyberattacks from Russia, mass influxes of migrants fleeing to the U.S. from Europe,CNN Business The Hill Deseret News
Feb 16 2022
On Sunday night, hackers released a list of names of those who purportedly donated to Canada’s Freedom Convoy through Christian fundraising site GiveSendGo.
About 55,000 of the roughly 93,000 donors were American, according to a Tuesday analysis from the Washington Post (Lean Left); GiveSendGo told Fox Business (Lean Right) on Tuesday that roughly half of donations came from AmericansWashington Post Fox News (Online News) CoinDesk
Dec 15 2020
Russian hackers are suspected in a months-long cyberattack on U.S. government institutions. The Treasury and Commerce Departments, the Pentagon, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Institutes of Health all reportedly suffered breaches, as did various businesses and corporations. Hackers maliciously manipulated technology from software provider SolarWinds Inc. to gain access toTownhall Wall Street Journal (News) Yahoo News
Jul 05 2021
Russian-linked cybercrime group REvil reportedly demanded $70 million in Bitcoin on Monday to restore data targeted in a massive ransomware attack. The attack was launched on Friday against Kaseya, a Miami-based software provider, using its IT management software to spread to thousands of connected systems in at least 17 countries. The ransom demand was posted on REvil’s dark web site HappyCNN Business Reuters New York Post (News)
Jul 19 2021
The Biden administration joined a broad group of U.S. allies in formally blaming a hacking group tied to China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS), known as “Hafnium,” for a breach of Microsoft’s Exchange Server email software earlier this year. Microsoft itself blamed the group in March, labeling it a “state-sponsored threat actor,” but governments held off blame until investigators had “highNew York Times (News) CNBC Washington Examiner
Sep 28 2020
On Sunday, a federal judge temporarily granted TikTok’s request for a temporary injunction against the Department of Commerce’s ban of the app in U.S. app stores, just four hours before the ban was to be implemented. TikTok had argued that the ban was infringing on free speech and acting in a capricious manner. The judge’s ruling does not stop the Commerce Department’s broader restrictions,NBC News (Online) BBC News National Review (News)
Mar 03 2020
In addition to covering states and candidates, media coverage of Super Tuesday 2020 on all sides of the spectrum has centered on election security, possible voter fraud and the measures being taken to preserve voting integrity.
Some coverage from right-rated outlets focused specifically on the purported Super Tuesday voting influence of people who are in the United States illegally.Reuters Politico Townhall