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U.S. Official Focused On Election Security Being Shoved Aside
By Dustin Volz, Reuters
Matthew Masterson, currently chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, is being removed from his post by Paul Ryan.
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Jeff Sessions Launches Effort To Better Combat Global Cyber Threats
By Dustin Volz, Reuters
The task force will examine use of the internet to spread violent ideologies and recruit followers, and how hackers breach private corporate and government data.
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Democrats Seek $1 Billion To Boost Cybersecurity For U.S. Elections
By By Dustin Volz, Reuters
The measure followed warnings from U.S. intelligence officials that midterm races in November are likely to see renewed meddling from Russia and possibly other foreign adversaries.
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Olympics Officials Confirm Opening Ceremony Hit By Cyberattack
Russia denied responsibility days before the games began.
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Winter Olympics Organizers Probe Possible Cyberattack On Opening Ceremony Day
All competitions are running as planned as officials continue to investigate a disruption of non-critical systems.
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Politicians Of All Stripes Are Failing Us On Cybersecurity And Privacy
, Guest Writer
In an age of hyperpartisanship, the only thing Republicans and Democrats agree on is handing the Trump administration more surveillance powers.
Uber Hid Cyberattack Impacting 57 Million
Uber paid hackers $100,000 to delete data and keep quiet about a cyber attack that happened in October 16, which impacted 57 million customers and drivers.
Iranian Hacker Charged With Stealing HBO 'Game Of Thrones' Episodes
By Jim Finkle, Reuters
Charges were filed against Behzad Mesri in New York on Tuesday, though his whereabouts are unknown.
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Trump Seals $250 Billion In Trade Deals With China, But Long-Standing Concerns Remain
By By Matthew Miller and Adam Jourdan, Reuters
These concerns include unfettered access to the China market, cybersecurity and the growing presence of China’s ruling Communist Party inside foreign firms.
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States Accuse DHS Of Giving Them Bad Information About Russian Hacking
DHS is standing by its initial assessment that 21 states were targeted.
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Here's Why You Probably Don't Want To Freeze Your Credit
While helpful, it won't undo the damage of already having your data breached.
How To Find Out If You've Been Hit By The Equifax Hack
The credit monitoring bureau says the personal information of 143 million Americans was exposed.
Hacking Risk Leads To Massive Pacemaker Recall
The FDA just recalled half a million pacemakers for fear they may be hackable.
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Infrastructure Advisers Quit, Say Trump’s Actions Threaten Homeland Security
“You failed to denounce the intolerance and violence of hate groups,” the resigning members wrote.
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Hackers Leak More Unaired Episodes Of HBO Shows, Network Refuses To Comment
The perpetrators of the cyberattack have reportedly demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom.
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Top White House Aides Tricked By Email Prankster Posing As Other Top Aides
In response to a fake Reince Priebus, Anthony Scaramucci told him to read Othello.
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U.S. Nuclear Power Stations Targeted By Hackers, Government Report Says
The FBI and DHS have said there is "no indication of a threat to public safety."
Weekend Roundup: The Digital Threats To Democracy Are Mounting
Editor-in-chief, The WorldPost
Hacked elections, fake news, search engine manipulation and criminal cyberattacks are becoming increasingly common.
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