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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 […]
July 9, 2018

Florida Times Union: International scam bilks Mayor Lenny Curry’s committee for $120,000

One of Mayor Lenny Curry’s political committees squandered about $120,000 last year by falling victim to an elaborate phone scam that police detectives traced back to […]
May 31, 2018

Sun Sentinel: How worried are you about the security of the 2018 election?

County supervisors of elections in Florida are now citing cybersecurity as their top concern going into the 2018 elections. That follows news last week that Gov. […]
April 26, 2018

Sacramento Bee: Hackers stole his campaign cash, Sacramento lawmaker says

Sen. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, is alleging that thieves hacked his email account and stole $46,000 from his re-election campaign in a “sophisticated” scheme earlier this year. […]
December 5, 2017

Politico: NRSC staffers resign after digital break-in

Two fundraising staffers for the National Republican Senatorial Committee who broke into the computer servers of the House GOP campaign arm resigned late last week, Republican […]
June 29, 2017

Roll Call: Defending Against a Cyberattack on Democracy

Congressional campaigns rocked by Russian interference in the 2016 elections are trying to make sure that it never happens again. Campaigns and elections are top targets […]
June 6, 2017

Tampa Bay Times: At least 5 Florida counties targeted by Russian hacking attempt

TALLAHASSEE — At least three Florida elections offices got malicious emails days before the 2016 presidential election that a classified federal report says were part of […]