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RT @LokayFOX5: THAT'S GAME! Nationals win Game 1 of the #WorldSeries, 5-4! Coming up shortly: #FOX5DC's Post-Game Wrapup, follow…
RT @ericgeller: .@shanvav scoops: Cyber Command was going to call out North Korean hackers with another VirusTotal upload last mont…
RT @runasand: Today the @nytimes chose to eliminate my role, stating that there is no need for a dedicated focus on newsroom and…
Scoop: The Pentagon recently backed off publicly calling out North Korean hacking, sources tell me, even though they have done so multiple times in recent months. I'm told it would have exposed *new* North Korean targets. My latest on @CyberScoopNews 
The Pentagon has been sharing malware samples publicly to VirusTotal for ~1 year. But is it a defense-focused tool or foreign policy tool? Fmr Cybercom @jerzcyber says it's not a full-blown foreign policy tool yet. See for yourself + DM me what you think: 
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