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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

**FILE** George Osborne, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, talks prior to the launch of the Economic Survey of the United Kingdom, by Angel Gurria, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), at the Treasury in central London on Feb. 6, 2013. (Associated Press)

U.K. ramps up cyber plans amid post-Paris attack panic

The Islamic State terror group hasn't demonstrated the ability yet to wage a cyberattack on the same scale as a full-fledged nation-state, but the fatal events that unfolded last week in Paris, France have forced British authorities to fund the nation's digital endeavors like never before. Published November 17, 2015

 John Oliver speaks at Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

John Oliver on Paris terrorists: 'F**k these a**holes'

Late night host John Oliver used Sunday's installment of his weekly HBO show to condemn the terrorist attacks in Paris, making use of the premium network's lax restrictions to blast the culprits as "gigantic f**king a**holes." Published November 16, 2015

FILE- This July 25, 2014, file photo, shows the Port Authority bus terminal in New York. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, who operates the overcrowded and dilapidated terminal, approved a plan, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, to move ahead toward replacing the structure, with a goal of deciding on a final design by fall 2016.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Serial bus thief takes Greyhound for NYC joyride

A Greyhound bus was stolen Wednesday from the Port Authority terminal in Manhattan by Darius McCollum, a 50-year-old New York resident who has been arrested dozens of times since the 1980s for crimes targeting mass transit, police said. Published November 13, 2015