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