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October 22, 2019

State Scoop: Ransomware Attacks Map chronicles a growing threat

In May, Allan Liska, an intelligence analyst at the cybersecurity firm Recorded Future, published research that caught the attention of security analysts and government officials everywhere. […]
August 8, 2019

Campaigns & Elections: How to do Cybersecurity Triage

Much like you don’t need to know brain surgery to save someone in an accident, there are easy steps that you and your organization can take […]
February 15, 2019

CNN: Head of security at DNC issues stark warning to presidential candidates

New York (CNN)The Democratic National Committee’s head of cybersecurity is warning presidential primary candidates that the best time for hackers to target their campaigns is right […]
August 21, 2018

AP: FBI probes computer hacks in California House campaigns

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The FBI launched investigations after two Southern California Democratic U.S. House candidates were targeted by computer hackers, though it’s unclear whether […]
August 15, 2018

Rolling Stone: Documents Reveal Successful Cyberattack in California Congressional Race

WASHINGTON — FBI agents in California and Washington, D.C., have investigated a series of cyberattacks over the past year that targeted a Democratic opponent of Rep. […]
August 3, 2018

Roll Call: Campaigns Grapple With Cybersecurity as Russian Threat Looms

Amid increased warnings of Russian interference in the midterm elections — and evidence that hackers are targeting candidates — congressional campaigns are trying to balance cybersecurity […]
July 31, 2018

Pew Research: Americans and Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks and data breaches are facts of life for government agencies, businesses and individuals alike in today’s digitized and networked world. Just a few of the […]
July 19, 2018

ZDnet: Thousands of US voters’ data exposed by robocall firm

Another cache of US voter data has leaked. A Virginia-based political campaign and robocalling company, which claims it can “reach thousands of voters instantly,” left a […]
July 12, 2018

Washington Post: Your password has probably been stolen. Here’s what to do about it.

Pardon the interruption, but your passwords are leaking. You’ve probably become numb to all the headlines about data breaches. But a website called Have I Been […]
July 12, 2018

Hackaday: Teardown of USB Fan Reveals Journalists’ Lack of OPSEC

Last month, Singapore hosted a summit between the leaders of North Korea and the United States. Accredited journalists invited to the event were given a press […]