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North Korea Could Be Linked To The WannaCry Cyberattack

Some experts believe the attack could be linked to the Lazarus group, which has been tied to the North Korean government.

  IT Security

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That Massive Global Cyberattack Is Bigger Than We Thought

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Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

President Trump
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Trump's Cyber Order Calls For More Reports On Federal IT Security

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US Cyber Command Is Having A Hard Time Getting People To Join

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French Presidential Campaign's Emails Leaked Hours Before Election

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Hackers Reportedly Cost Some Amazon Third-Party Sellers Up To $50,000

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President Trump Will Decide If Internet Providers Can Sell User Data

Roger Stone
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Trump Campaign Adviser Says He Exchanged Messages With DNC Hacker

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Newsy Staff / Madeline Carl

Cloudflare Bleeds Sensitive Data All Over The Internet

Donald Trump
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Is President Trump Using An Unsecured Phone?

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Twitter Users Notice Trump Took Days To Secure @POTUS Twitter Account

John Podesta
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How Not To Get Phished Like The Clinton Campaign Did

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Russian Malware Found On Laptop Belonging To Vermont Utility Co.

Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Report On Alleged Russian Meddling In The 2016 Election Released

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The Cybersecurity Stakes Just Keep Getting Bigger

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Personal Information Of Over 130,000 US Sailors Has Been Leaked

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How To Protect Your Data From The NSA

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Looks Like This Man Almost Pulled An Edward Snowden But Got Caught

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If You Have A Yahoo Account, There's A Good Chance You Were Hacked

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Wait, The US Is Just Now Getting A Cybersecurity Chief?

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Reminder: Your Electronic Voting Machine Is Super Hackable

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Newsy / Danny Matteson

Why Turning Your Devices Off And On Again Works So Damn Well

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Lone Hacker 'Guccifer 2.0' Claims Responsibility For DNC Breach

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Millions Of Twitter Passwords Stolen, But This Time It Was Your Fault

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Backing Up Your Data Is Easy; Paying To Recover It Can Be Expensive

Locker ransomware and crypto ransomware are two types of ransomware discussed in AskNewsy.
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Ransomware Makes It Easy For Cybercriminals To Take Your Money

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Brazil Banned WhatsApp (Again), Because Encryption

We explain the differences between the three most common consumer wireless standards.
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What's The Difference Between B, G And N Routers?

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The FBI Paid Over $1M To Unlock San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

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If You Can Hack The Pentagon, The DOD Would Like To Give You Money