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A technician works in a lab at GeseDNA Technology in Beijing. To counter China, the U.S. plans to impose new export restrictions on "emerging and foundational technology" that researchers say could affect the way they share genetic materials with international labs. Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Stopping Key Tech Exports To China Could Backfire, Researchers And Firms Say

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Men use tablets and laptops to check news at a coffee shop in Hanoi in 2014. Today almost half of Vietnam's population of over 95 million have access to the Internet. A new and controversial cybersecurity law goes into effect nationwide Tuesday. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A 2-year-old waits between her father's legs as he and other voters cast their ballots at a polling station set up at Grady High School in Atlanta on Election Day. The state is one of a handful that still use voting machines that don't provide a paper record. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Voters cast their ballots in August among an array of electronic voting machines in a polling station at the Noor Islamic Cultural Center in Dublin, Ohio. The machines were manufactured by Elections Systems and Software, the largest manufacturer of voting equipment in the country. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Facebook says it is still in early stages of an investigation and is sharing information with U.S. law enforcement and Congress. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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Facebook Says It Removed Pages Involved In Deceptive Political Influence Campaign

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

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Voters are escorted to voting machines on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Not Just Ballots: Tennessee Hack Shows Election Websites Are Vulnerable, Too

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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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