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Syracuse, NY, United States

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  • New York Daily News

Recent articles by Alfred:

Mueller report dives into Russian election interference and Trump campaign

The report from special counsel Robert Mueller outlines cyberattacks and social media disinformation leading up to the 2016 US presidential election. → Read More

Mueller report offers glimpse into Russian election meddling, no collusion with Trump

The report from special counsel Robert Mueller outlines cyberattacks and social media disinformation leading up to the 2016 US presidential election. → Read More

Mueller report releases, offers glimpse on Russian election meddling

The report from special counsel Robert Mueller outlines cyberattacks and social media disinformation leading up to the 2016 US presidential election. → Read More

AG Barr: Trump campaign didn't work with Russia to hack 2016 elections

The head of the Justice Department sets expectations ahead of the Mueller report's release to Congress and the public. → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg used your Facebook data as 'bargaining chip' against rivals, report says

Roughly 4,000 leaked Facebook documents show that user privacy wasn't a major concern, according to an NBC News in-depth report. → Read More

Microsoft Outlook hack gave full access to email contents

Hackers stole login credentials for a Microsoft customer support agent and were able to read emails from people using services like Outlook, Hotmail and MSN. → Read More

Julian Assange's defense against hacking charges, and where it falls short

While WikiLeaks’ work can be considered journalism, offering to hack a password isn’t. → Read More

Android phones can be security keys now

Google looks to tackle one of the biggest problems with two-factor authentication: convenience. → Read More

Your hotel check-in confirmation could be putting you at risk

Security researchers found hundreds of hotel websites leaking booking details to third-parties and advertisers. → Read More

Verizon issues patch for vulnerabilities on millions of Fios routers

If you have a Verizon Fios Quantum Gateway router, get the latest update. → Read More

Facebook is still tracking you after you deactivate your account

Deactivating your Facebook account does nothing for your privacy. → Read More

Xiaomi's phones had a security flaw preinstalled on millions of devices

Researchers found the security vulnerability on * checks notes * Xiaomi's security app. → Read More

Tenants worry smart-home tech could be abused by landlords

Worst case, landlords could use smart locks to track and harass residents. And what if you just want a key? → Read More

Credit card thieves are getting smarter. You can, too

Here's how to spot credit card skimmers and protect yourself from hacks. → Read More

Millions of Facebook records were exposed on public Amazon server

Security researchers found a treasure trove of Facebook data on an unprotected server. → Read More

Kaspersky Lab will warn you if your phone is infected with stalkerware

The antivirus company looks to stop technology frequently used by stalkers and abusers. → Read More

Facebook will no longer ask for your email passwords

It had been using them to verify some new accounts. → Read More

New York capital hit by ransomware attack, taking services offline

The situation hasn't been resolved yet. → Read More

On Reddit, police are having conversations they can't on Facebook or Twitter

“Would you rather negotiate with a horse who is holding 100 ducks hostage, or with 100 ducks who are holding one horse hostage?” → Read More

On Reddit, police are reaching communities they can't on Facebook or Twitter

“Would you rather negotiate with a horse who is holding 100 ducks hostage, or with 100 ducks who are holding one horse hostage?” → Read More