Dina Temple-Raston

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China's Microsoft Hack May Have Had A Bigger Purpose Than Just Spying

Thursday, August 26, 2021

China broke into tens of thousands of email accounts in January. Now officials fear the breach wasn't just about spying. It was to build the next generation of artificial intelligence.


The Justice Department Is Struggling To Bring Capitol Riot Cases To Trial: Here's Why

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

After the U.S. Capitol riot, there was a sense that the Jan. 6 cases would be straightforward. But defense attorneys describe prosecutors as overwhelmed by evidence and struggling to build cases.


What We Know About The Russian Phishing Hack

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Experts blame Russian hackers for the latest attack — this one targeting humanitarian agencies. What can the Biden administration do to protect U.S. agencies from these supply chain hacks?


What Microsoft Officials Know About Russia's Phishing Hack Targeting USAID

Friday, May 28, 2021

The Russian group that attacked SolarWinds focused on another government supplier in its latest hack: an email marketing company used by the U.S. Agency for International Development, Microsoft said.


What We Know About The Apparent Russian Hack Exploiting A U.S. Aid Agency

Friday, May 28, 2021

Screenshots of the malicious email show that it purports to be a special alert from the government. "Donald Trump has published new documents on election fraud," the message declares.


Early CDC Coronavirus Test Came With Inconsistent Instructions And Cost The U.S. Weeks

Friday, May 21, 2021

An internal CDC report obtained by NPR shows the CDC's original coronavirus test kits didn't just have a fundamental design flaw, but instructions sent to labs to run the test were problematic, too.


Report: DHS Division Failed To Analyze Intelligence Ahead Of Capitol Violence

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

A forthcoming report says DHS officials had the intelligence they needed to predict that the pro-Trump rally would become violent. What was missing was DHS telling the people who needed to know.


Biden Order To Require New Cybersecurity Standards In Response To SolarWinds Attack

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Six months after one of the largest cyberattacks in history, the White House will set up formal cyber investigations, require companies to report breaches and set software development standards.


The SolarWinds Attack: The Story Behind The Hack

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The U.S. announced new sanctions on Russia in response to the SolarWinds attack. Hackers broke into the networks of key companies and federal agencies. This is the story of how they did it.


A 'Worst Nightmare' Cyberattack: The Untold Story Of The SolarWinds Hack

Friday, April 16, 2021

Russian hackers exploited gaps in U.S. defenses and spent months in government and corporate networks in one of the most effective cyber-espionage campaigns of all time. This is how they did it.


What We Know About The Suspect Who Planted Bombs Before The Capitol Riot

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

More than 400 people are charged in the Jan. 6 riot, but one suspect remains elusive to law enforcement: the person who left bombs near the Democratic and Republican national committee headquarters.


A Tale Of 2 Radicalizations

Monday, March 15, 2021

People who stormed the Capitol were radicalized by what they consumed online and in social media. That should sound familiar: Ten years ago, ISIS used a similar strategy to lure Americans to Syria.


The Capitol Siege: The Arrested And Their Stories

Friday, March 05, 2021

More than 250 people have been charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. NPR is looking at the cases. Each provides clues to questions surrounding the attack: Who joined the mob? What did they do? And why?


Lawyers For 18-Year-Old Capitol Rioter Want Him Released To His Parents

Friday, February 26, 2021

Attorneys for Bruno Cua, 18, say that before the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot, he was an impressionable kid who loved fishing and building treehouses. But prosecutors see a young man intent on violence.


Justice Department Charges Suspected Oath Keepers In Plot To Attack The Capitol

Friday, February 19, 2021

The Justice Department charged six more members of a far-right militia group for allegedly plotting ahead of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. At least three others were already charged from the group.


Why Russia May Have Stepped Up Its Hacking Game

Friday, January 29, 2021

When Gen. Paul Nakasone, the head of U.S. Cyber Command and the NSA, broadcast his "defend forward" strategy to protect America from hackers, did he help goad Russia into aggressive action?


Why Didn't The FBI And DHS Produce A Threat Report Ahead of The Capitol Insurrection?

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security wrote detailed threat assessments before Black Lives Matter demonstrations last summer, but offered only general warnings before the events on Jan. 6.


The Tragedy Of 'St. Joe's'

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Back in March, a coronavirus outbreak at St. Joseph's Senior Home in Woodbridge, N.J., led state officials to evacuate all 78 of its residents. Within weeks, nearly half of them were dead.


As Vaccine Approvals Loom, U.S. Funds A Backup Plan For Delivery

Thursday, November 19, 2020

As the U.S. prepares for what will likely be the largest vaccination program in its history, the Trump administration plans to loan $590 million to a Connecticut company with a novel technology.


How The U.S. Fended Off Serious Foreign Election Day Cyberattacks

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Officials feared the worst on Election Day: foreign-inspired disinformation and hacking. It didn't happen. Here's how government and private cyber sleuths helped keep the system safe.