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The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...

What's Left for Congress to Ask Big Tech Firms? A Lot

Executives from Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Charter Communications, Google, and Twitter are heading to Washington Wednesday to testify before the Senate Commerce Committee on the topic of privacy. As ever, the main...

Verizon to end location data sales to brokers

In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017, file photo, Verizon corporate signage is captured on a store in Manhattan's Midtown area, in New York. Verizon is pledging to stop selling data to outsiders through middlemen that can...

How spies use your cellphone to find you - and eavesdrop on your calls and texts, too

Photo: David Goldman...

Trump flouts warnings from top national security officials with pledge to help Chinese telecom giant

THE KEY Visitors test smartphones at the ZTE's stand during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. (Lluis Genelluis/AFP) Want more stories about cybersecurity policy and politics? Sign up for this brand new...

The Health 202: How will health giants use their tax windfall?

THE PROGNOSIS President Donald Trump shakes hands with House Speaker Paul Ryan as he celebrates with congressional Republicans after Congress passed sweeping tax overhaul legislation in December. REUTERS/Carlos...
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