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Russian cyberthreat extends to coronavirus vaccine research

The Russian cyberthreat, now targeting coronavirus vaccine research, goes back over three decades, extends into the country’s educational systems and criminal worlds, and shows no signs of letting up.
Twitter mediates so much in the public sphere that weak points at the company are weak points in society. NurPhoto via Getty Images

Twitter hack exposes broader threat to democracy and society

Hackers demonstrated they can take over Twitter’s technology infrastructure, a brazen move that hints at how such an attack could destabilize society.
Cybercriminals view colleges as high-value targets. Issaro Prakalung / EyeEm/GettyImages

Ransomware criminals are targeting US universities

As colleges and universities strive to protect their campuses from COVID-19, they must also pay attention to cyberattacks that target sensitive data, a cybersecurity expert warns.
Website defacing can shut down businesses that have moved online during the coronavirus pandemic. Siriporn Kaenseeya/EyeEm via Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic moved life online – a surge in website defacing followed

Vulnerable websites are popping up as organizations move online during the coronavirus pandemic – and hackers have more time at home alone. The result is more websites falling victim to defacement.
Women bring a much-needed change in perspective to cybersecurity. Maskot/Maskot via Getty Images

The lack of women in cybersecurity leaves the online world at greater risk

Women are underrepresented in technology fields, but especially so in cybersecurity. It’s not just a matter of fairness. Women are better than men at key aspects of keeping the internet safe.

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