Could the U.S. Have Stopped Russia’s Hack?
Security experts have called for a clear cyber warfare policy for decades. The U.S. still hasn’t worked one out.
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The United States is contending with a computer hack unprecedented in scope, and it could take months or even years to understand exactly what happened. But the hack has roots in vulnerabilities understood since the beginning of the internet, so why and how did this happen?
Guest: Fred Kaplan, Slate’s “War Stories” columnist
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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Danielle Hewitt, Elena Schwartz, and Davis Land with help from Frannie Kelley.