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Election fraud feared as hackers target voter records

A series of data breaches overseas are spurring concerns that hackers could manipulate elections in the United States. Since December, hundreds of millions of voters in the U.S.,…

The best way to protect America from cyber threats

How do we protect America from the threat of cyber war? That is the question that policymakers, military analysts, national security experts and various other government officials…

Ransomware spikes, tries new tricks

The quick money to be made in ransomware scams appears to be driving furious innovation in the cybercrime world. Over the last several months, security researchers have reported…

Cyberwarfare

ISIS-linked hackers claim to release personal data of U.S. drone pilots

Islamic State-linked hackers threatened the U.S. military once again by releasing photographs and addresses of drone pilots linked to the takedown of their members. Over the weekend, hackers…

Jury is still out: Can America ever match Russian cyber innovation?

In February 2015, James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence in the United States, announced that the appraisal of Russian cyber capability and intention had been elevated,…

Jammers not terminators: DARPA and the future of robotics

Robophobes, relax. The robot revolution is not imminent. Machine brains have a lot to learn about the messy physical world, said DARPA director Arati Prabhakar. Instead, DARPA…