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January 3, 2019

A cyberattack disrupted several major newspapers printed by Tribune Publishing shortly before New Year’s Day.

Print versions of the Chicago Tribute, Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union Tribune, West Coast editions of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal and others were the suspected targets of Ryuk, a ransomware...

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January 2, 2019
Cybersecurity

2019 will be the year consumers start thinking more about cyber hygiene, and the year Congress becomes more proactive in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity.

While the year ahead will not bring about a sea change, slowly the tide will turn and more people will start looking for and implementing cyber solutions....

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December 26, 2018
Election security

This midterm election, a steady flow of headlines and heated controversy focused not on political leanings or flipping seats (at least directly), but rather on the security and integrity of the voting process itself.

Russian interference in the 2016 election and increasing awareness of the vulnerability to hackers of virtually any...

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December 21, 2018

New Year’s Eve is truly a worldwide celebration associated with hundreds of different cultural traditions. In the U.S., people watch the ball drop in Times Square in New York City. Canadians embrace the winter with ice fishing and polar bear swims. Revelers swing flaming fireballs at Hogmany in Scotland. Romanians dress like bears and dance in...

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December 19, 2018
Faulty DoD Cybersecurity

The U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) falls short of critical cybersecurity standards, according to an audit issued by the Department of Defense Inspector General.

The report issued by the Inspector General’s office details several basic lapses in security protocols at five separate locations, including:

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December 18, 2018

The cyberattack on the Marriott hotel chain that exposed the information of up to 500 million guests was most likely conducted by Chinese state-affiliated hackers, according to a preliminary investigation.

Unnamed government sources for the New York Times and Washington Post familiar with the investigation of the breach have said that...

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