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Remember how some cybercriminals shut down most of Washington D.C. police’s security cameras for four days ahead of President Donald Trump’s inauguration earlier this year? Just a few days after the incident, British authorities arrested two people in the United Kingdom, identified as a British man and a Swedish woman, both 50-year-old, on request of …

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As a presidential candidate Donald Trump, along with his surrogates and children Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, pledged to defend American institutions, government organizations, and businesses from cyberattacks and hackers. But as is frequently the case with political campaigns confronted with the hard realities of governing, the Trump administration has stumbled regarding cybersecurity policy. …

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Video: Donald Trump Jr.: Cyber-attacks are among the biggest security threats facing our country – TechRepublic Video: Donald Trump Jr.: Cyber-attacks are among the biggest security threats facing our country During the presidential campaign Donald Trump Jr. told TechRepublic cybersecurity is one of country’s biggest challenges and the president would thwart attacks by hiring the …

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Enlarge / Trump Chicago was one of the hotels targeted. If you stayed at one of 14 Trump hotel properties between July 2016 and March 2017, there’s a chance your credit card data and other personal information may have been pilfered. (We have posted the full list of new hacks here.) According to a Tuesday …

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Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Early in March, President Donald Trump surrendered his personal Android phone—the phone from which scores of controversial Twitter posts had been launched. Based on Twitter metadata, Trump retired the Android device after expressing outrage over the DNC’s failure to let the FBI search its servers and taunting Arnold Schwarzenegger on …

Enlarge / President Trump’s executive order on cybersecurity is built on the orders and policies of his predecessor, and is almost entirely apolitical. Last week, amidst the whirlwind surrounding the firing of FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump signed his long-promised executive order on federal government cybersecurity. While many of the other orders issued by …

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Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 15: National Security Adviser Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster preparing to make a statement to reporters on May 15 regarding President Trump’s sharing of intelligence with Russian officials. Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images In an Oval Office meeting the day after firing FBI Director James Comey, …

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On Thursday, US President Donald Trump signed his long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity, laying out his plans for addressing security in federal IT and across US infrastructure. The most ambitious mandate was that all federal IT systems move to the cloud. President Trump’s homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, said in a Thursday announcement that the …

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Enlarge / Go phishing the White House and you may need a bigger boat. Earlier this week, the team at Gizmodo’s Special Projects Desk published a report on how they “phished” members of the administration and campaign teams of President Donald Trump. Gizmodo identified 15 prominent figures on Trump’s team and sent e-mails to each …