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 •  September 20

There’s one shadowy figure that will likely linger in the minds of Germans on Sunday as they head to the voting booths to elect the country’s government: the hacker. Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party are expected to retain their position in government with a coalition of other parties. It’s the third...

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 •  August 18

The administration is also considering separating the command from the National Security Agency. President Donald Trump just increased the power and independence of the government’s cyber warfare command, emphasizing the importance of cyberspace efforts in the U.S. military. In a statement, the president elevated the Pentagon’s U.S. Cyber Command...

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 •  August 13

On Oct. 21, 2016, an otherwise casual Friday morning, millions of users across the U.S. found themselves unable to access popular websites such as Amazon, GitHub, Shopify, Twitter, and the New York Times. The lack of access had nothing to do with the users themselves or their internet service providers. It was the result of a massive DDoS attack,...

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 •  July 9

When Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit last week, the U.S. president reportedly accepted Putin’s denial that Russia was involved in meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The Russian president even said at his press conference Saturday that Trump had agreed with him. On Sunday morning, Trump responded by saying he was...