James Clapper

Internet Insecurity

Teen Who Hacked Ex-CIA Director John Brennan Gets Sentenced to 2 Years of Prison

A judge in London sentenced a British teenager who was part of the hacking group Crackas With Attitude, which targeted prominent US government employees.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.20.18
Cia

Defense Fund Launched for Alleged Member of Group That Hacked CIA Director

Justin Liverman allegedly encouraged others to publish the personal information of a US government official, and paid to bomb a target phone with spam.
Joseph Cox
12.10.16
News

Feds Will (Finally) Mine Social Media for Background Checks

It’s 2016, and only now the US government figures out social media is a thing.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.13.16
News

'Teen' Hacker Claims Another Victim In Campaign Against Government

The teen hacker who pranked the US spy chief is now bragging about hacking social media accounts of a former intelligence executive.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.15.16
News

Teen Who Hacked CIA Email Is Back to Prank US Spy Chief

The teen hacker has now hit the Director Of National Intelligence James Clapper.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.12.16
Power

James Clapper: Kill the Patriot Act, But Don't Blame Me If Another 9/11 Happens

The bulk collection of phone call data hasn't prevented any terrorist attacks, but the US wants to keep it anyway.
Jason Koebler
3.2.15
politics

James Clapper Finally Admitted the NSA Used PRISM to Spy on US Citizens

The government used a 'loophole' in the law to specifically target Americans.
Jason Koebler
4.1.14