Cyberattack on Tennessee election website preceded outage

An intentional cyberattack and suspicious activity by foreign computers preceded the crash of a website that was reporting results in a Tennesseecounty’s primary elections, a cyber-security firm said Friday. The Knox County elections website suffered the attack, and “a suspiciously large number of foreign countries” accessed the site on May 1, according to the report…

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The cyber battlefield isn’t all about Russia

“My fellow Americans, I’m pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.” Not since President Reagan’s off mic quip has the American chattering class worked itself into such a lather about the Russian menace. Unfortunately, while the interminable discussion over Moscow’s “election hacking” continues, The Big…

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