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How to Protect Yourself From NSO Spyware

The U.S. government has advice for journalists and activists: Watch out for spyware. The National Counterintelligence and Security Center doesn’t mention NSO, the Israeli company whose Pegasus spyware has been implicated in policies of surveillance and repression around the world. But the warning described Pegasus’ powers exactly. Companies and individuals have been selling commercial surveillance...

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The U.S. Capitol Police Are Ill-Prepared for Another Assault

The U.S. Capitol Police Are Ill-Prepared for Another Assault

BARRING SOME unforeseen and dramatic changes in the dynamics of American politics,  we are headed for another wave of violence pivoting on the 2020 and 2024 elections, when Trump-Republican state and local officials are widely expected to protest Democratic victories at the polls and move to nullify the results. In place after place, according to...

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Iran Charges U.S. and Israel Behind a  Cyberattack That Disrupted Gas Stations

Iran Charges U.S. and Israel Behind a  Cyberattack That Disrupted Gas Stations

“We are still unable to say forensically, but analytically I believe it was carried out by the Zionist Regime, the Americans and their agents,” Gholamreza Jalali, head of civil defence which is in charge of cyber security, told state TV in an interview. President Ebrahim Raisi said this week that the cyberattack, which disrupted the...

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GOP Official Who Challenged Trump’s Vote Claims Gets Top DHS Position on Election Security 

GOP Official Who Challenged Trump’s Vote Claims Gets Top DHS Position on Election Security 

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman (R) will serve as the senior election lead at CISA, the key agency tasked with securing critical infrastructure, including elections, against cyber threats. CISA came under fire by Trump following the 2020 presidential election for its efforts to push back against election-related disinformation and misinformation, with Trump firing former CISA Director...