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Journalist Warns Cyber Attacks Present A 'Perfect Weapon' Against Global Order

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An ethernet cable connects a router device inside a communications room at an office in London on May 15, 2017. Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Sounding The Alarm About A New Russian Cyber Threat

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The National Security Administration campus in Fort Meade, Md., where the U.S. Cyber Command is located. Acting Homeland Security Adviser Rob Joyce said Monday he would leave the White House to return to the NSA. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Spectators watch the mixed doubles bronze medal curling match between Russian athletes and Norway at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, on Tuesday. Natacha Pisarenko/AP hide caption

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Patient information can be vulnerable when health care facilities are the focus of cyberattacks. Eric Audras/Onoky/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospitals Face Growing Cybersecurity Threats

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The Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing in 2016. The Chinese government has released its first paper on cyber policy, which defends state control of Internet access in the country. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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President Obama meets with members of his national security team and cybersecurity advisers in February. Homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco and Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan are at right. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, which also houses the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The computer networks of both the DNC and DCCC have been hacked; investigators say Russia is the likely culprit. Paul Holston/AP hide caption

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