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U.S. Government to Work With Israel, Seek Ties With Other Countries to Combat Cyber Attacks

The U.S. government will seek to collaborate with Israel and other countries to develop new ways to thwart computer hacks and other cyber attacks, U.S. President Donald Trump’s homeland security adviser said on Monday. (more…)

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France’s Macron Holding First Face-to-Face Talks With Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron is holding his first face-to-face talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin near Paris, amid tensions over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. (more…)

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Global Cyber Attack Hits Nearly 100 Countries, Disrupts Britain’s Health System and FedEx

A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx. (more…)

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Russia Denies Report That Government Think Tank Developed Plan to Swing U.S. Election

Russia dismissed as false on Thursday a Reuters report that said a government think tank controlled by President Vladimir Putin had developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election in Donald Trump's favor. (more…)

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Twitter Accounts Hijacked With Nazi Messages in Turkish

A diplomatic spat between Turkey, the Netherlands and Germany spread online on Wednesday when a large number of Twitter accounts were hijacked and replaced with anti-Nazi messages in Turkish. (more…)

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U.S. Eases Cyber-related Sanctions on Russian Intelligence Agency

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday eased sanctions on Russian intelligence agency FSB put in place by former President Barack Obama last year over accusations that Moscow launched cyber attacks to try to influence the U.S. presidential election. (more…)

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Germany Sends Tanks, Other Equipment to Lithuania for NATO Mission

Germany began sending tanks and other equipment to Lithuania on Tuesday as part of a NATO mission to beef up the defense of eastern Europe and send a signal of resolve to Russia, which has denounced the build-up as an act of aggression. (more…)

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Czech Police, FBI Arrest Russian Suspected of Cyber Attacks on U.S.

Czech police said Wednesday they staged a joint operation with the FBI to arrest a Russian citizen in Prague suspected of staging cyber attacks on the United States. (more…)

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U.S. Sees Growing Evidence That Russia is Supplying WikiLeaks With Hacked Emails

There is mounting evidence that the Russian government is supplying WikiLeaks with hacked emails pertaining to the US presidential election, US officials familiar with the investigation have told CNN. (more…)

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Germany Urges Citizens to Stock Up on Food and Water in Case of National Emergency

Germany has told its citizens to stock up on water and food in the event of a terrorist attack or national catastrophe and be ready to support the military in the country's first overhaul of civil defenses for two decades. (more…)

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Obama Signs Two Executive Orders to Strengthen Cybersecurity

Through two executive orders signed Tuesday, President Obama put in place a structure to fortify the government's defenses against cyber attacks and protect the personal information the government keeps about its citizens. (more…)

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Obama Warns of Sanctions Against China Over Cyber Attacks on U.S.

President Obama warned on Wednesday that his administration was ready to take action against China over online attacks carried out by Beijing or its proxies, publicly raising the specter of sanctions a week before President Xi Jinping arrives in the United States for a state visit. (more…)

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