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NEWS ANALYSIS: Insecure power grid leaves US vulnerable to Russian cyber threats
While the U.S. and Russian presidents were amicably chatting in Hamburg last week, their governments have been sending less friendly signals about power grids. The Washington Post reported in June that President Obama had issued orders to prepare options for an attack on the Russian electric power
Reality Leigh Winner is latest government contractor accused of revealing state secrets
Reality Leigh Winner, a National Security Agency contractor with a top-secret clearance, became the first person to be jailed by the Trump administration after being accused of leaking classified information this week. Winner, 25, allegedly leaked a classified report about Russian election
ANALYSIS: What the Manchester and London attacks mean for the US
Two cells of terrorists have rocked the United Kingdom, striking in the heart of its two greatest cities. As Americans look on in horror, with sympathy for our British allies, we wonder what lessons we should be taking so that we might avoid such events here. I see six relevant points. First, some
Security expert's 'Warnings' on the future of national security
Former national security official and ABC News consultant Richard Clarke talks about terrorism and historic disasters in his new book.
Security expert Richard Clarke opens up about his new book 'Warnings'
The security expert discusses how he believes some catastrophes could have been prevented with ABC News' Dan Harris.
Search continues for Manchester bomber's possible ISIS connections
Authorities believe Salman Abedi travelled to Libya since dropping out of college.
At least 19 dead at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England
A reported explosion at the Manchester Arena soon after the concert was over sent people in the crowd running for the doors.
Trail of global cyberattack could lead to North Korea
Cyber security researchers tracking the global cyberattack tonight say the trail could lead back to North Korea. Analysts from Google and and at least three major cybersecurity firms have pointed to a piece of code that appeared in both an earlier version of the WannaCry virus and the 2016 attack
News analysis: 4 takeaways from the WannaCry cyberattack
The extensive damage done by the WannaCry cyberattack reveals persistent problems that governments and companies have failed to address despite repeated warnings. There are four big takeaways: First, America’s own National Security Agency (NSA) found the vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that
Eyewitness says Syrian military anticipated U.S. raid
Syrian military officials appeared to anticipate Thursday's night raid on Syria's Shayrat airbase, evacuating personnel and moving equipment ahead of the strike, according to an eyewitness to the strike. Dozens of Tomahawk missiles struck the airbase near Homs damaging runways, towers and traffic