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Some 143 million Americans may have had personal information stolen in the cyberattack of credit-reporting company Equifax. What you need to do immediately.

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Of Illinois’ 12.8 million residents, an estimated 5.4 million may have been impacted by the Equifax data breach. We review what you can do to protect yourself from potential identity fraud.

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After a breach of Illinois voters’ information, a look at how to keep election systems secure from hacks.

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New details on the Russian cyberattack before the 2016 election, and how Illinois was affected. 

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The latest on one of the world’s most extensive cyberattacks ever.

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What can we expect from U.S.-Russia relations under the Trump administration?
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Donald Trump denies Russian hacking during the presidential election but some Electoral College members are now demanding a security briefing before casting their electoral votes on Dec. 19.  

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A map shows internet outages caused by the Oct. 21 DDoS attack. (Courtesy of DownDetector)

A massive cyberattack temporarily takes down major websites. Find out how hackers use household devices to wreak havoc online.

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Whether fictional or real, stories of hacking appear to be everywhere. We discuss online security and the public’s fascination with hackers with two local experts.

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The State Board of Elections computer hack may have been smaller than first thought. Now it seems the personal information of only 90,000 Illinois voters was compromised. How safe is voter information? We get the latest.