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Andrew Blake

Andrew Blake is a digital writer/cybersecurity reporter for The Washington Times. He is passionate about cybersecurity, technology and the Internet. Andrew graduated from the University at Buffalo with a degree in cultural anthropology. He can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Andrew Blake

In this July 1, 2017 file photo, a person buys marijuana at the Essence cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Nevada marijuana dispensaries set new record for monthly pot sales

Marijuana taxes generated $48.97 million worth of revenue for Nevada in the first nine months of dispensaries selling recreational weed, outpacing predictions and putting the state on a path to easily earn the $50.32 million projected for the fiscal year ending June 30, officials said Wednesday. Published May 24, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DHS secretary 'not aware' Putin tried to help Trump campaign

President Trump's homeland security secretary said Tuesday that she was unaware that the intelligence community concluded Russian leader Vladimir Putin interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential race to help elect Mr. Trump over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Published May 22, 2018

In this April 18, 2018, file photo, a graphic from Cambridge Analytica's Twitter page is displayed on a computer screen in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy following Facebook data scandal

Cambridge Analytica LLC, the American branch of the embattled British-based data broker and political consultancy firm hired by President Trump's 2016 election campaign, has filed for bankruptcy in the United States after coming under fire for collecting the personal information of millions of Facebook users without their knowledge. Published May 19, 2018