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Former President Barack Obama speaks to students at the University of Illinois where he accepted the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government on September 7, 2018 in Urbana, Illinois. The award is an annual honor given by the university's Institute of Government and Public Affairs to recognize public …

Report: Obama-Era CIA Suffered ‘Catastrophic’ Tech Compromise in Iran – Before Iran Deal

A Yahoo News report published on Friday quoted several former U.S. intelligence officials who said the covert Internet system employed by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to communicate with intel sources worldwide suffered a “catastrophic” compromise between 2009 and 2013, evidently beginning with Iran’s vengeful hunt for American spies after the discovery of a secret underground uranium enrichment plant.

In this Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 file photo, Stuart Davis, a director at one of FireEye's subsidiaries speaks to journalists about the techniques of Iranian hacking, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Iran Officials Accuse Israel of New Cyberattack

Iranian officials say the country is being targeted by a cyberattack. Telecommunication Minister Mohammad Javad Azeri Jahromi and his deputy, Hamid Fatahi, both tweeted about the attack on Monday — the same day U.S. sanctions on the country once lifted by the nuclear deal resumed.

In this Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 file photo, Stuart Davis, a director at one of FireEye's subsidiaries speaks to journalists about the techniques of Iranian hacking, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Shadow Wars: Iran Hit by Computer Virus as Israel Stays Silent

A malicious computer virus similar to Stuxnet but “more violent, more advanced and more sophisticated” has brought upheaval to Iran’s internal infrastructure. Israeli officials are mute on any possibility they may have contributed to its release, an Israeli TV report said Wednesday.

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Flashback: 5 Times Obama Administration Leaked Classified Information

Let us take a look back at five times former President Barack Obama leaked classified information, without a peep of protest from the media that are currently melting down over President Donald Trump’s discussions with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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Israel’s Desert Blooms With Cyber-City Development

TEL AVIV – No other country on earth has successfully integrated private, academic, government and military cyber-expertise as Israel has done in its new cyber-city blossoming in the desert, a new report by the Washington Post claims.

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U.S. Wages Cyber-War Against Islamic State, Braces for Counterattack

One of the missions for U.S. special forces troops deployed against ISIS in Iraq will be gathering intelligence for American cyber-commandos, who are already striking the Islamic State’s computer systems. The Obama administration has warned American utility companies about the danger of cyberattacks against our infrastructure, possibly as a result of hostilities in the Middle East.