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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

A March 3, 2003 file photo of AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young at an event in London. The band has announced, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017,  that 64-year-old Young has died. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)

Malcolm Young, AC/DC co-founder, dead at 64

Malcolm Young, a co-founding member and the longtime rhythm guitarist for Australian rock band AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64, his family said in a statement. Published November 18, 2017

This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Russian agents on Twitter attempted to deflect bad news around President Trump's election campaign in October 2016 and refocused criticism on the mainstream media and the Clinton campaign, according to an exclusive AP analysis of an archive of deleted accounts. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Twitter strips blue verification badges from racists amid authentication policy overhaul

Twitter has released a new set of rules governing how it goes about awarding its blue "verified" badges to users and has begun stripping the accounts that violate its guidelines after coming under fire last week for giving one to Jason Kessler, the white nationalist who organized the infamous "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Published November 16, 2017

This June 5, 2017, photo shows a marijuana leaf in the vegetative room at Alaska Cannabis Cultivators in Fairbanks, Alaska. Voters in parts of Alaska will decide in local elections on Tuesday, Oct. 3, whether to ban commercial cannabis operations, including retail stores and cultivation facilities. (Eric Engman/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner via AP)

Marijuana overdose killed 11-month-old infant, doctors claim

Poison control doctors in Colorado claim to have identified the first known case of a person dying from a marijuana overdose - an 11-month-old baby boy that went into cardiac arrest after likely ingesting a high-potency dose of pot. Published November 16, 2017