• Federal employees are a prime target for hackers and other bad guys when on vacation. Learn 12 tips for keeping you and your federal-issued laptop safe while out of the office this summer.

    August 01, 2014
  • Federal employees are prime targets for hackers. If not properly secured, the computers and mobile devices they carry could open up their agency's network to malicious attacks. Devices can be especially vulnerable when you're on vacation and it's easy to let your guard down. Jerry Irvine is the chief information officer and a partner of Prescient Solutions. He told Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive what feds should be aware of when they're traveling.

    July 31, 2014
  • Federal officials say Chinese hackers broke into the networks of the Government Accountability Office and the Government Printing Office back in March. While news of Chinese cyber attacks on federal agencies isn't unprecedented, the March attacks, first reported by the New York Times, have some observers scratching their heads. They say it's unclear why those two agencies would be targeted -- particularly in the case of GPO. Steve Bucci is director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy at the Heritage Foundation. He's also former deputy assistant Defense secretary. He said the attacks shouldn't come as a surprise on In Depth with guest host Jared Serbu.

    July 18, 2014
  • Cyber criminals are adjusting so quickly that it's become an 'arms race' between them and agency technology officers trying to guard against threats. During a recent Federal News Radio panel discussion, officials shared expertise and tactics for protection.

    July 18, 2014
  • Chinese hackers broke into OPM computer networks earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to a media report. OPM tells Federal News Radio, "neither OPM nor US-CERT have identified any loss of personally identifiable information."

    July 10, 2014
  • The study says Eastern European hackers have a more sophisticated infrastructure and use more sophisticated malware than Eastern Asian hackers.

    September 24, 2012
  • Terry Dunlap, founding partner of Tactical Network Solutions talks about the services his company provides to protect your computer networks from hackers. September 10, 2012

    September 10, 2012
  • Lookout says hackers in Russia and other countries are using premium messaging services to bilk phone users out of their money. Lookout says most of the attacks affect Android phones.

    September 07, 2012
  • Hackers are using official Defense Department seals in an online scam.

    August 31, 2012
  • The Army has awarded a contract for cyber maneuvering technology so that network administrators can stay a few steps ahead of hackers.

    July 18, 2012
  • Yahoo confirmed that a hacker group stole, then posted 450,000 unencrypted user-names and passwords from one of its services.

    July 13, 2012
  • Federal officials have arrested two dozen hackers in a cyber-crime ring that stretches from Japan to middle America.

    June 27, 2012
  • A Nazi hacker group is claiming credit for shutting down Twitter yesterday morning. The micro-blogging site said the outage was caused by a server bug, not hackers.

    June 22, 2012
  • A data breach at the Utah Department of Health has left hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients and others vulnerable.

    April 30, 2012