Greg Myre appears in the following:
Monday, July 12, 2021
The CIA and the military depend on each other in war zones like Afghanistan. Now that U.S. forces have pulled out almost entirely, the spy agency will have a harder time keeping tabs on the Taliban.
Friday, July 02, 2021
The recent ransomware attacks on U.S. industries have sparked renewed talk of an international cyber agreement that could set rules for what's permissible, and spell out sanctions for violators.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
Donald Rumsfeld was the combative defense secretary under President George W. Bush, as the U.S. waged two of its longest and most controversial wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Friday, June 25, 2021
The U.S. government report is the most substantial public effort to date to address decades of speculation about UFOs and whether the government had a role in concealing information.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
The president says the U.S. will respond if it keeps getting hit with cyber attacks linked to Russia. But Putin has shown little interest in combatting cyber crimes called 'ransomware-as-a-service.'
Monday, June 14, 2021
Recent cybersecurity attacks in the U.S. were traced to Russian groups, who likely are known to the Kremlin.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
If you're planning a multi-million dollar ransomware attack, there's really only one way to collect - with cryptocurrency. It's fast. It's easy. Best of all, it's largely anonymous and hard to trace.
Friday, June 04, 2021
Russian spies have penetrated U.S. government computer networks. Russian criminals have hit the U.S. gasoline and meat supplies. Can the president figure out how to stop the non-stop intrusions?
Thursday, June 03, 2021
JBS, the world's biggest meat-packing company, expects operations to be back near full capacity Thursday as it recovers from a ransomware attack. Groups with ties to Russia are blamed for the attack.
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
The meat processing company JBS expects most operations to be restored Wednesday after a ransomware attack. It's the latest major company being shut down by apparent Russian criminal hackers.
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
JBS, the world's largest meat processor, has been hit by hackers, threatening the firm's operations in the U.S. and Australia. The case illustrates the growing threat hackers pose to key industries.
Sunday, May 23, 2021
The latest Israeli-Palestinian fighting did not resolve any of the core issues in the decades-old dispute. But it did reveal several new dynamics likely to influence the conflict in the coming years.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
There was a time when the U.S. believed an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal was critical to U.S. policy in the Middle East. These days, the goals are far more modest.
Monday, May 17, 2021
President Biden and the Pentagon say that after U.S. forces leave Afghanistan they will still assist that country from afar. But what precisely does that mean and can it be effective?
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Following a ransomware attack on a major U.S. pipeline, President Biden announced his broad plan to make both the U.S. government and private companies more secure against future cyber breaches.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The Biden administration says cybercriminals in Russia are suspected in a ransomware attack on a gas pipeline. Yet this hack is very different from another big intrusion blamed on Russia last year.
Monday, May 10, 2021
A petroleum pipeline stretching from Texas to New York remains shut due to a ransomware attack. President Biden is calling for new infrastructure, yet the attack shows the threat to existing systems.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Exploding cigars. Poisoned pens. The CIA had lots of failed plots to kill Cuban leader Fidel Castro. But the first such plan was directed at his brother Raúl, who just retired at age 89.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Hackers say they've seized computer records from the Washington, D.C., police and are demanding ransom. As ransomware groups keep getting more sophisticated, law enforcement is struggling to keep up.
Friday, April 16, 2021
President Biden's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan raises questions about whether the Afghan government and the Taliban will work a political deal or keep fighting on the battlefield.