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Obama orders review of pre-election cyber attacks

 

President Barack Obama has ordered a full review of cyber attacks and other hacking-related activities into the 2016 presidential election, homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco told reporters Friday.

New York Times – Eric Lipton – Dec 13, 11:43 AM

#Guccifer2 #DNC ‘s servers hacked by a lone hacker. #Trump report https://t.co/5fsKlkVouD pic.twitter.com/AMIRp5sf2eWednesday@HillaryClinton is done. #Wikileaks.

 
President Obama has reportedly opened an investigation into cyber attacks and foreign influence on the recent election, however, according to the Washington Post, a CIA assessment has already pointed the finger. The Post claims a CIA shared its lates…
 

The Washington Post reported Friday evening that the CIA says Russia intervened in the 2016 U.S. presidential election to help Donald Trump win, rather than just to undermine confidence in the political system as was reported during the campaign.

The Botnet That Broke the Internet Isn’t Going Away

 

It’s going to take years to move past Mirai, the botnet that’s causing havoc online.

 

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December 8, 2016

““[The database] is definitely responsive to what’s going on in Europe,” says Danielle Citron, a law professor at the University of Maryland, who specializes in cyber law and harassment. “What you’re finding is just a manifestation of this code of conduct from May, coupled with pressure from the United Kingdom and European Union.””

NASA has shared its massive GIF archive with Pinterest and GIPHY

 
NASA’s been making a concerted effort over the past year to share its enormous archive of images and video with the internet. Last October, the agency teamed up with Flickr to feature thousands of Apollo era mission pictures. Thursday, NASA once agai..
 

When you send a tweet, post a Facebook status, upload a video to YouTube, or do anything on the internet, there’s always a chance that little act will ripple out onto other social media platforms, taking on a life beyond your control.

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