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CIA's bin Laden unit said it was losing funding prior to 9/11

In the months before the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the CIA unit responsible for hunting Osama bin Laden complained that it was running out of funding. That's according to new declassified documents released by the CIA.

Tags: Osama bin Laden , terrorist attack , 9/11 , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 08:54am EDT

NSA, CIA helped Israel develop flame computer virus

The National Security Agency and the CIA helped Israel develop the "flame" computer virus.

Tags: NSA , Flame , computer virus , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 08:36am EDT

US declassifies attacks in Yemen, Somalia

The White House is partially lifting the lid of secrecy on its counterterrorism campaign against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia by formally acknowledging for the first time that it is conducting lethal attacks in those countries.

Tags: drones , Yemen , Domalia , DoD ,

Friday - 06/15/2012, 06:12pm EDT

Risks of boomerangs a reality in world of cyberwar

The Obama administration is warning American businesses about an unusually potent computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons against foreign countries.

Tags: President Barack Obama , cybersecurity , Flame , Stuxnet , DHS , cybersecuirty update

Saturday - 06/02/2012, 09:11am EDT

Pentagon spooks get own spy service

The Pentagon is rebranding and reorganizing its clandestine spy shop, sending more of its case officers to work alongside CIA officers to gather intelligence in places like China, after a decade of focusing intensely on war zones.

Tags: Defense Clandestine Service , DoD , Associated Press

Monday - 04/23/2012, 01:17pm EDT

Panetta regrets expense of weekend trips home

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday he regrets the cost to taxpayers for his weekend trips to his California home, but says it's important "just to get your mind straight and your perspective straight."

Tags: DoD , Leon Panetta , Tommy Vietor , NSC , George Little , DoD Report

Monday - 04/16/2012, 05:56pm EDT

CIA-led force may speed Afghan exit

Top Pentagon officials are considering putting elite special operations troops under CIA control in Afghanistan after 2014, just as they were during last year's raid on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan, sources told The Associated Press.

Tags: DoD , Afghanistan , Leon Panetta

Saturday - 03/03/2012, 08:38pm EST

CIA goes commercial to fight malware

The CIA says its private sector funding arm, In-Q-Tel, will work with Reversing Labs to develop a program it will offer to both the public and private sectors.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , technology , malware , Federal Drive , In-Q-Tel

Monday - 02/20/2012, 09:57am EST
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