Greg Myre

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Pro-Trump Mob's Storming Of U.S. Capitol Reveals Many Security Issues

Thursday, January 07, 2021

When a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, they faced surprisingly little security for such an important location. The mob smashed windows and rampaged through both the House and Senate chambers.

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U.S. Security Agencies: Massive Computer Hack Is 'Likely Russian'

Tuesday, January 05, 2021

In its most detailed comment so far, the U.S. government says the breach of government and private company computer networks "will require a sustained and dedicated effort to remediate."

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A Look Back At What Happened After The Killing Of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani

Friday, January 01, 2021

One year after the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, NPR correspondents discuss what happened since and what Iran policy might look like under the Biden administration.

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From Polio To The COVID Vaccine, Dr. Peter Salk Sees Great Progress

Saturday, December 26, 2020

At age 9, Dr. Salk was one of the first to get the polio vaccine in the 1950s that was invented by his father. Salk, now 76, says he's hugely impressed by the rapid development of the COVID vaccine.

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Experts Weigh In On How U.S. Should Respond To Massive Computer Hack

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

How should the U.S. respond to the massive computer hack into government networks and private companies? This has been a recurring question in the cyber age, and there is still no clear playbook.

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What We Know About Russia's Alleged Hack Of The U.S. Government And Tech Companies

Monday, December 21, 2020

Microsoft says it has identified 40 government agencies, companies and think tanks that have been infiltrated. Most are in the U.S., but the breaches stretch around the globe.

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How A Cybersecurity Firm Uncovered The Massive Computer Hack

Monday, December 21, 2020

FireEye was the first to sound the alarm bell on Dec. 8 after it noticed an anomaly. "Right now there's absolutely an escalation in cyberspace," says Kevin Mandia, the company's CEO.

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The Latest On The Massive Cyberattack On The U.S.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

The massive computer hack didn't just target U.S. government systems. Many private companies were also hit, and the hackers have picked on tech companies in particular.

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Latest Government Hack Poses 'Grave Risk,' U.S. Cyber Agency Says

Friday, December 18, 2020

After several days of relative silence, the U.S. cybersecurity agency now says a major computer hack poses a "grave risk", extending throughout federal, state and local government.

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What's Known About The Latest Hack Of Government Agencies

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

President Trump keeps repeating baseless claims that his opponents broke into election systems. But he hasn't commented on the suspected Russian hack of U.S. government agencies.

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Homeland Security Officials Acknowledge Hackers Breached U.S. Agencies

Monday, December 14, 2020

Russian government hackers have breached email systems at federal agencies. It's being called the largest and most sophisticated hack in the past five years.

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Top Cyber Firm, FireEye, Says It's Been Hacked By A Foreign Govt.

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

The California-based company is often called by governments and companies around the world to protect against hacks and respond to breaches. FireEye acknowledged that some valuable tools were stolen.

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Microwave Radiation 'Most Plausible' Cause Of Diplomats' Ailments, Report Says

Sunday, December 06, 2020

The study by the National Academies of Sciences comes after dozens of U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China complained of migraines, dizziness and memory loss.

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Backing Trump, Some Ex-Military Officers Spread Conspiracies, Urge Martial Law

Saturday, December 05, 2020

The former military officers are strong supporters of the president and have backed some of the most outlandish election conspiracy theories and, for some, calls for martial law.

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The Winding Journey Of Avril Haines, Biden's Pick To Lead U.S. Intelligence

Monday, November 30, 2020

Avril Haines, the first woman nominated to the top intelligence post, took a strange path to this job. She studied judo in Japan, physics in college, and rebuilt a plane that she later crash-landed.

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Iran Vows To Retaliate For Killing Of Nuclear Scientist

Monday, November 30, 2020

Iran says that it will retaliate for the killing of its top nuclear scientist, and it suspects Israel. How will this complicate the already volatile relationship among Iran, Israel and the U.S.?

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Trump Shakes Up The Military, But To What End?

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The president has taken a series of abrupt moves, firing the defense secretary and announcing troop cutbacks in Afghanistan and Iraq. Critics say these actions have no clear strategic goal.

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Trump Considers Potential Actions He Might Take Against Iran Before His Term Ends

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

President Trump has been talking tough on Iran throughout his presidency. Will he take any action? NPR confirmed possible moves were discussed at a White House meeting last week.

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Biden Should Be Getting Top-Level Intelligence Briefings, But He Isn't

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

President Trump has not accepted the election results, and his administration has not yet authorized Biden and his team to start receiving government resources — including intelligence briefings.

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Biden's Worldview Calls For U.S. To Be Center Stage In Global Affairs

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

President Trump's "America First" foreign policy meant a reduced U.S. role in the world. Joe Biden wants the U.S. to show more global leadership, and his focus will be rebuilding alliances.

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