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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Chris Cuomo attends the Turner Upfront 2018 arrivals on the red carpet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2018 in New York City. 376296 (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Turner)

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: Russian ‘Election Hacking’ Is an ‘Act of War’

On Monday’s edition of CNN’s New Day, Chris Cuomo repeatedly accused the Russian state of waging “war” against America via “election hacking” in 2016. He offered his analysis while reporting from Helsinki, Finland, in anticipation of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In this photo illustration, A woman is silhouetted against a projection of a password log-in dialog box on August 09, 2017 in London, England. With so many areas of modern life requiring identity verification, online security remains a constant concern, especially following the recent spate of global hacks. (Photo by …

Virgil: Google Tracks You, Uber Hacks You

At some point, the American people are going to conclude, for the sake of their privacy and security, that we can’t let this much power be concentrated into the hands of a few arrogant, irresponsible, and, frankly, neglectful, individuals and their companies. This isn’t just corporate malfeasance causing harm to individuals; this is malfeasance that jeopardize our economic and even national security.

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on April 27, 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) visiting a military base

Pentagon Denies North Korean Hackers Stole War Plans from South Korean Defense Ministry

According to South Korean lawmaker Rhee Cheol-hee, North Korean hackers penetrated South Korea’s defense ministry in September 2016, pilfering documents that included both U.S. and South Korean war plans, reports to senior commanders, special forces deployment plans, and data about power plants and military facilities.

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Report: Russian Hackers Stole U.S. Cyber Secrets from NSA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers allegedly working for the Kremlin stole details about how the U.S. infiltrates foreign networks and defends against cyberattacks after a National Security Agency contractor took the classified material home and put it on a personal computer, according to a news report published Thursday.

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Report: Iran-Sponsored Hackers Targeting U.S. Companies

NBC News reports: A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has targeted organizations in the U.S., the Middle East and Asia.

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Virginia Board of Elections Scraps Touch-Screen Voting Machines

Virginia’s State Board of Elections has decided to scrap the current generation of electronic voting machines, judging them to be too vulnerable to hacking, ordering them to be replaced before the state’s gubernatorial election on November 7 of this year.