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Why the US was so fast to blame Iran for voter intimidation emails in Florida

by Shannon Vavra, Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

Sometimes attribution takes years. Not this time.

DOJ efforts to weaken encryption place national security at risk, congressman says

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

Rep. Ro Khanna has some choice words for politicians interested in weakening encryption.

Justice Department official accuses China of acting as ‘safe haven’ for cybercriminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

It’s an accusation that U.S. government officials and security researchers have more often leveled at Russia.

How US security officials are watching for threats ahead of Election Day

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

The big show is finally here, and American officials say they are pulling out all the stops to keep it secure.

Why social media disinformation represents such a security threat

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

Media literacy could be the key to fending off the next generation of information operations.

US charges Russian GRU officers for NotPetya, other major hacks

by Tim Starks • 7 days ago

NotPetya cost a reported $1 billion to a collection of U.S. organizations, officials said.

Twitter updates hacked materials policy following blowup over New York Post story

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

Twitter won't remove content or block links in certain circumstances going forward.

Facebook, Twitter aim to slow spread of New York Post article amid disinformation concerns

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Researchers have advised caution around amplifying materials that appear to be hacked.

Twitter to limit politicians' premature claims of victory, remove calls for violence

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

It's the latest effort by platforms to deal with a flood of misinformation and disinformation ahead of the election.

Facebook removes fake accounts it linked to Turning Point

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

The removal comes with just weeks to go before the election.

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