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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LIVE: Sally Yates Speaks Publicly for First Time About Michael Flynn

The former acting attorney general and the former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, will testify about the ongoing Russia probe at 2:30 PM EST.
VICE Staff
5.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Officials Say They Have Proof Russia Provided WikiLeaks with Hacked DNC Emails

Intelligence officials confirmed to Reuters that they have conclusive evidence that Russia was responsible for the DNC email leak and got the info to WikiLeaks through a third party.
VICE Staff
1.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Denies Report That He's Planning to Restructure the CIA

The president-elect took to Twitter Thursday to remind the American public that he is actually "a big fan" of the intelligence community.
Lauren Messman
1.5.17
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
News

It's a Big Day in Court for Privacy and Surveillance

Privacy advocates are asking a judge to rule that NSA internet data collection is a violation of the Fourth Amendment without deciding what that means for the future of the program.
Joseph Bien-Kahn
12.19.14
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