This is a cyberattack worth paying attention to
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You’d be forgiven for missing it in the firehose of news, but let’s stop a second to talk about today’s drip, drip, drip about a likely Russian cyberattack against the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies. Ahead of tomorrow’s “Marketplace Tech” episode, Molly Wood will get us up to speed, and we’ll talk about the latest flap at Apple TV. But first: We’ll quickly run some of the big news stories of the day, including the first American COVID-19 vaccines and Attorney General Bill Barr’s ouster.
Here’s everything we talked about today:
- “Suspected Russian Hack Said to Have Gone Undetected for Months” from The Wall Street Journal
- “Apple TV Was Making a Show About Gawker. Then Tim Cook Found Out.” from The New York Times
- “Voting technology company sends legal notices to Fox News and other right-wing media outlets over ‘disinformation campaign’” from CNN
- Finally, this mask PSA
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