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 •  October 3

WASHINGTON — A U.S. senator wants to know how well the country’s top six voting machine manufacturers protect themselves against cyberattacks, a move that comes just weeks after federal authorities notified 21 states that they had been targeted by Russian government hackers during the 2016 presidential election. In a letter Tuesday to the CEOs of...

SFGate

 •  August 24

Here’s another reason to be leery of the initial coin offerings being done at a staggering pace in the cryptocurrency world: There’s a 1-in-10 chance you’ll end up a victim of theft. Phishing scams have helped push up criminal losses to about $225 million this year, according to Chainalysis, a New York firm that analyzes transactions and provides...

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 •  July 15

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyber war against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials. Under the plans, U.S. Cyber Command would...

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 •  July 9

Republican lawmakers took aim Sunday at President Trump's proposed "cyber security unit" he says he'll form with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Early Sunday morning, Trump tweeted: "Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things, will be guarded." However, other Republicans...