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Why security experts hate that “blockchain voting” will be used in the midterm elections

It’s too dangerous to conduct elections over the internet, they say, and West Virginia’s new plan to put votes on a blockchain doesn’t fix that.

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Cybersecurity’s insidious new threat: workforce stress

This week’s Black Hat event will highlight job-related stress and mental health issues in the cyber workforce.

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The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes

Fake video clips made with artificial intelligence can also be spotted using AI—but this may be the beginning of an arms race.

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