White House

Donald Trump’s ‘Executive Time’ leak – journalists retype documents to protect White House source

Such a leak is likely to anger Trump and the White House, of course, and so Axios had to be careful not to throw their source under the bus.


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000000 is Kanye West’s iPhone passcode

You can bet mischievous hackers are right now trying to crack into Kanye West’s online accounts with equally diabolical passwords.


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Security breach in the White House’s Situation Room

A former reality TV star was able to sneak in her smartphone and record secret conversations in the Situation Room, supposedly the most secure place in the White House.


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Email prankster tricks White House officials

You won’t be surprised to hear it’s easy to create a webmail account in the name of Donald Trump Jr, Anthony Scaramucci or Jared Kushner.

And, of course, there are always people who will trust emails from such accounts all too quickly…


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You can’t stop your staff from leaking your dirty laundry to the press

According to media reports, the White House is trying to crack down on staff leaking information to the media. But will random phone checks be enough to help weed out the leakers?


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Bring down the White House’s website for Trump’s inauguration, urges software engineer

A software engineer is urging anyone and everyone opposed to the President-Elect to overload Whitehouse.gov on Donald Trump’s inauguration day.

David Bisson reports.


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Edward Snowden has made it to the White House (on Google Maps at least)

According to Google Maps, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has not only come back to the United States – but he’s actually inside the White House.

Well, Edwards Snow Den at least.


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Russian government hacked the White House, claims report

CNN is claiming that hackers, backed by the Russian government, have hacked into parts of the White House computer system.


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US levies sanctions against North Korea because of umm.. the Sony hack

Of all the reasons to have sanctions against North Korea, the one they gave special attention to was the Sony hack.

And, as we all now know, there is a lot of skepticism as to whether North Korea was really responsible for that…


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US reportedly blaming North Korea for Sony Pictures hack. But why?

It would be good to know what the evidence is, as it sure doesn’t have the hallmarks of a state-sponsored attack.


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welivesecurity.com

White House hit by “sustained” cyber attack, hackers breach unclassified network

IT security staff have spent the last few weeks fighting hackers in the White House, after a computer network was breached.

But can we tell who was behind the attack?

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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White House Down: Hacker blows up the US Government… in the movies

It’s great that we can rely upon Hollywood to present the threats posed by hacking in a serious, level-headed way.


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