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President Trump Will Decide If Internet Providers Can Sell User Data

Trump will decide on internet security after both chambers of Congress passed a bill undoing an Obama-era law protecting internet user data.

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Roger Stone
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Trump Campaign Adviser Says He Exchanged Messages With DNC Hacker

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Newsy Staff / Madeline Carl

Cloudflare Bleeds Sensitive Data All Over The Internet

Donald Trump
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Is President Trump Using An Unsecured Phone?

President Donald Trump speaks during a luncheon.
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Twitter Users Notice Trump Took Days To Secure @POTUS Twitter Account

John Podesta
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How Not To Get Phished Like The Clinton Campaign Did

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Russian Malware Found On Laptop Belonging To Vermont Utility Co.

Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Report On Alleged Russian Meddling In The 2016 Election Released

Computers
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The Cybersecurity Stakes Just Keep Getting Bigger

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Personal Information Of Over 130,000 US Sailors Has Been Leaked

This undated photo provided by the National Security Agency (NSA) shows its headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.
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How To Protect Your Data From The NSA

he seal of the F.B.I. hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau's headquaters March 9, 2007 in Washington, DC.
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Looks Like This Man Almost Pulled An Edward Snowden But Got Caught

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If You Have A Yahoo Account, There's A Good Chance You Were Hacked

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Wait, The US Is Just Now Getting A Cybersecurity Chief?

Voting in the Ohio primary.
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Reminder: Your Electronic Voting Machine Is Super Hackable

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Newsy / Danny Matteson

Why Turning Your Devices Off And On Again Works So Damn Well

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Lone Hacker 'Guccifer 2.0' Claims Responsibility For DNC Breach

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Millions Of Twitter Passwords Stolen, But This Time It Was Your Fault

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Newsy / Evan Thomas

Backing Up Your Data Is Easy; Paying To Recover It Can Be Expensive

Locker ransomware and crypto ransomware are two types of ransomware discussed in AskNewsy.
Newsy / Evan Thomas

Ransomware Makes It Easy For Cybercriminals To Take Your Money

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Brazil Banned WhatsApp (Again), Because Encryption

We explain the differences between the three most common consumer wireless standards.
Newsy / Evan Thomas

What's The Difference Between B, G And N Routers?

The official seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seen on an iPhone's camera screen.
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The FBI Paid Over $1M To Unlock San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

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If You Can Hack The Pentagon, The DOD Would Like To Give You Money

The FBI may have paid professional hackers to break into the San Bernardino iPhone after Apple refused to help.
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The FBI Reportedly Asked Pro Hackers To Crack San Bernardino iPhone

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Apple's Encryption Fight With The Government Continues In New York

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FBI Tells Us What Experts Already Knew: Car Hacking Is A Real Threat

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Obama Tells SXSW: Don't Be 'Absolutist' On Encryption

ISIS tried to hack Google and ended up hacking the wrong one. Oops.
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Pro-ISIS Hacking Group Tries To Hack Google But Gets The Wrong Site

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'Get Transcript' IRS Hack Keeps Getting Worse, More Taxpayers Affected

Running more than one antivirus can cause overlap and competition — and drain your battery.
Newsy / Evan Thomas

Two Antivirus Programs On One Computer Is One Too Many