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Soros-funded anti-Israel ecosystem unmasked by hack

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 8:45pm 8/17/2016 at 8:45pm
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One of the mysteries of the anti-Israel “non-governmental organization” (NGO) movement is the sources of funding.

NGO Monitor has done a great job tracking some of the funding particularly for Israeli NGOs, and groups involved in the BDS movement, such as Jewish Voice for Peace.

In 2013, NGO Monitor also explored (pdf.) the role...

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Guccifer: Clinton’s Server ‘An Open Orchid on the Internet’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:00am 5/6/2016 at 10:00am

Romanian hacker Marcel Lehel Lazar, known as Guccifer, described Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s server to NBC News.

“It was like an open orchid on the internet,” he said. “There were hundreds of folders.”

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Iranians Indicted in Hack Attacks on U.S. Banks and Dam

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 2:50pm 3/24/2016 at 2:50pm

The Obama Administration issued a federal indictment charging seven Iranian officials with cyber crimes.

Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reports:

The Obama administration unsealed a federal indictment Thursday charging seven Iranian government-backed hackers with cyber crimes as the result of multiple attacks in recent ye...

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The IRS Hack Keeps Getting Worse

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 10:00am 3/2/2016 at 10:00am

In early 2014, the Internal Revenue Service launched a new feature on its website referred to as ‘Get Transcript.’ This feature allowed taxpayers to view and download their transcript, or a document that lists most line items on a tax return and includes accompanying forms and schedules.

In May of last year,...

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British Teen Arrested in Connection With U.S. Government Hacks

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:30am 2/13/2016 at 10:30am

With the help of the FBI, British officials arrested a teen they believe may have ties to a series of hacks targeting the U.S. government and high level officials.

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands, U.K. on Tuesday and has been accused of having connections to the hack of CIA Director...

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Anti-Israel hackers release info on over half of all FBI employees

http://fox2now.com/2016/02/09/hackers-publish-contact-info-of-20000-fbi-employees/
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:30am 2/11/2016 at 8:30am
http://fox2now.com/2016/02/09/hackers-publish-contact-info-of-20000-fbi-employees/

Following through with a threat made last week, a group of hackers released data pertaining to as many as 30,000 federal government employees.

Hacktivists released the information in two waves via a Twitter account by the name of @DotGovs. The data was posted on the encrypted text-sharing website by the name of Cryptobank. The first release...

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U.S. Congressman Warns of Data Breach ‘You Haven’t Heard About’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 6:30pm 1/27/2016 at 6:30pm

A security breach discovered at a California-based software and hardware company has many officials worried, including U.S. Congressman Will Hurd of Texas.

Rep. Hurd expressed his concerns over the breach in a Wall Street Journal op-ed explaining that foreign hackers may “have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past...

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After U.S. Urging, China Quietly Arrests Hackers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 9, 2015 at 6:16pm 10/9/2015 at 6:16pm

The Washington Post reported Friday afternoon that China arrested a handful of hackers at the American government’s urging. The move would is a first for the Chinese and may be indicative of cooperation between the two governments.

As we’ve discussed before, conventional wisdom holds the Chinese responsible for the massive OPM...

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OPM Hack Update: Data on 5.6 Million Fingerprints Stolen

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 8:44pm 9/23/2015 at 8:44pm

Back in July, the federal government let it slip that they had evidence that China was responsible for compromising the records of nearly 22 million federal employees. It was one of the largest thefts of government data ever recorded, and exposed gaping holes in the security protocols protecting sensitive information. The...

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OPM Director resigns, CNN blames Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 10, 2015 at 3:40pm 7/10/2015 at 3:40pm

Friday, Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta resigned from her post. Her resignation comes after weeks of Congressional hearings over the massive data breach that exposed the personal information (including social security numbers) of more than 21 million people at last count.

Archuleta went to the White House where she resigned...

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OPM Hack Digital Body Count: 21.5 MILLION

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:15pm 7/9/2015 at 6:15pm

Early last month, the news hit that the federal government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) had been hacked, compromising the records of millions of federal employees. It was one of the largest thefts of government data ever recorded, and caused a panic amongst current and federal employees.

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OPM data breach disaster even more disastrous

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 26, 2015 at 3:30pm 6/26/2015 at 3:30pm

Revelations of the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) massive data breach seems to get worse by the day.

Thursday we discussed that per the FBI, the number of people who’s personal data was compromised is upwards of 18 million. OPM’s estimates were around 4 million. In a hearing Thursday, it was revealed...

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John McCain hammers OPM chief over data breach

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 3:15pm 6/25/2015 at 3:15pm

Only in Washington D.C. would someone like Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta still have a job. In a hearing Thursday, Archueleta was questioned by an annoyed Sen. McCain over the agency’s massive data breach, now believed to be much worse than originally reported.

Fox News reported Thursday that the...

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Boeing targeted by Chinese hackers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 12:50pm 7/13/2014 at 12:50pm

In May, the Obama Administration announced a crackdown of Chinese cyber espionage. The grand jury indictments charged five Chinese People’s Liberation Army members with hacking the computers of a number of U.S. businesses and organizations.

Now the U.S. government alleges that Boeing was the target in a new round of...

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