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A ‘Worst Nightmare’ Cyberattack: The Untold Story Of The SolarWinds Hack

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The routine software update may be one of the most familiar and least understood parts of our digital lives. A pop-up window announces its arrival and all that is required of us is to plug everything in before bed. The next morning, rather like the shoemaker and the elves, our software… Read More

Harrison County Township Building sits empty the day before the official Election Day in Londonderry, Ohio on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016.

LaRose: Russian-owned Company Attempted Ohio Election Hack


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Ohio’s elections chief says his office detected and thwarted a foreign cyber attack on the day of this month’s election. Secretary of State Frank LaRose says the “relatively unsophisticated” hacking attempt Nov. 5 originated in Panama but was traced to a Russian-owned company. LaRose said would-be attackers were looking around for vulnerabilities in his office’s… Read More