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Cyber Attacks

  1. cyber security
    Inside the Midterm Campaigns’ Fight to Stop Cyber Attacks — Before It’s Too LateEven if campaigns internalize 2016’s lessons — and have yet to be targeted — it’s likely they’re still behind on preempting the next round of threats.
  2. election hacking
    White House Reportedly Killed Bipartisan Bill to Fight Election HackingThe Secure Elections Act looked like a sure thing to become law, until it didn’t.
  3. DNC Mistook Cybersecurity Drill for AttackThe DNC told the FBI that hackers had tried to gain access to its voter database. Turns out, a local Democratic Party was running a drill.
  4. Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Hacking Attempts Ahead of MidtermsThe company seized six sites targeting the U.S. Senate and conservative think tanks, which were created by hackers linked to the Russian government.
  5. Trump Makes It Easier for the Military to Launch CyberattacksAn Obama-era rule requiring interagency review prior to a cyberattack is kaput.
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    Does a Hacker Hero Always Have to Have a Past?Marcus Hutchins single-handedly stopped one of the most dangerous cyberattacks ever. Then the FBI arrested him.
  7. New ‘Industroyer’ Virus Is Designed to Take Down Power GridsHow do you say “lights out” in Russian?