Category Archives: Hacking

Russia is back, wilier than ever — and it’s not alone

Mark Scott in Politico – Moscow’s hacking and disinformation tactics have evolved since 2016, while Americans help spread doubts about the November election. Continue…

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What We Now Know About Iran’s Global Propaganda Campaign

By Issie Lapowsky in Wired They set up phony news sites with stories ripped from other sources, backing up their state-sponsored agenda. They stole photos for their social media profiles and made up names. They formed an incestuous web of … Continue reading

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What The Latest Mueller Indictment Tells Us About Election Hacking

By Clare Malone of FiveThirtyEight While the Mueller investigation is primarily focused on whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, it has also tackled issues of Russian interference in our democracy at large. Russian tampering with election systems is … Continue reading

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Mueller probe indicts 12 Russians with hacking of Democrats in 2016

by Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky of the Washington Post A dozen Russian military intelligence officers were indicted Friday on charges they hacked Democrats’ computers, stole their data and published those files to disrupt the 2016 election — the clearest … Continue reading

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Revealed: The most common mistakes when making a password

By Sabrina Barr of The Independent When it comes to updating a password for an old online account, many people may simply opt to modify their old one with a slight change of spelling or the inclusion of a new … Continue reading

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