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United Arab Emirates Denies Washington Post Report That It Orchestrated Qatar Hack

The United Arab Emirates has denied a Washington Post report that claims the country orchestrated a hack of Qatari state news and social media websites in May, an incident that triggered the region's worst diplomatic crisis in decades. (more…)

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Russia Says It Might Expel Some American Spies in Retaliation for Expulsion of Russian Diplomats From U.S.

Russia said on Friday that too many American spies operated in Moscow under diplomatic cover and said it might expel some of them to retaliate against the United States over Washington's expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats last year. (more…)

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Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Before Spreading Internationally

Computer systems from Ukraine to the United States were struck on Tuesday in an international cyberattack that was similar to a recent assault that crippled tens of thousands of machines worldwide. (more…)

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Trump White House Blames Obama Administration for Failing to Stop Russia Collusion in 2016 Election

The White House blamed the Obama administration Sunday for failing to tackle possible Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, sticking with a new strategy to fault President Trump's predecessor for an issue currently facing the president himself as part of a widening FBI probe. (more…)

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Jeh Johnson Says Obama Administration Knew of Russian Meddling in 2016 Election, But Delayed Telling

The Obama administration feared that acknowledging Russian meddling in the 2016 election would reveal too much about intelligence gathering and be interpreted as “taking sides” in the race, the former secretary of homeland security said Wednesday. (more…)

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Jeh Johnson, the former secretary of homeland security, arrived to testify before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Wednesday. (Credit: Mary F. Calvert for The New York Times)

Obama’s Homeland Security Secretary Testifies that White House Knew of Russian Election Hacking, but Delayed Telling

The Obama administration feared that acknowledging Russian meddling in the 2016 election would reveal too much about intelligence gathering and be interpreted as “taking sides” in the race, the former secretary of homeland security said Wednesday. (more…)

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Parents of Woman Accused of Leaking Intel Reports Fear Trump Administration Will be Hard on Case

A young woman charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter poses no flight risk if she's released from pre-trial confinement, her parents said Wednesday, though they fear prosecutors will seek to use the case to send a tough message from the Trump administration. (more…)

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WATCH: Putin Suggests ‘Patriotically Minded’ Private Russian Hackers May Have Meddled in U.S. Election

Shifting from his previous blanket denials, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia suggested on Thursday that “patriotically minded” private Russian hackers could have been involved in cyberattacks last year that meddled in the United States presidential election. (more…)

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Emmanuel Macron’s French Presidential Campaign Hacked

The front-runner in France's presidential race, Emmanuel Macron, has been the victim of a "massive and coordinated hacking operation," his campaign team said, slamming the attack as a last-ditch attempt to undermine the candidate's lead. (more…)

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