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Behind Russia's cyberwarfare lies a serious case of cyber-phobia

Jan 17, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

After two U.S. election cycles dominated by talk of the cyberthreat from Russia, many Americans see their democracy as deeply vulnerable to influence operations on social networks, as well as penetration of election infrastructure. With no satisfactory safeguard against foreign interference in place and the 2020 presidential election cycle fast approaching, these concerns are likely to persist.

But Russia grapples with its own deep cyber insecurity. Notwithstanding their bold moves in cybe...