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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

Part of Reno Ave. near South Las Vegas Blvd is blocked with police tape in the aftermath of a mass shooting Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Las Vegas. A gunman opened fire on an outdoor music concert on Sunday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, with dozens killed and hundreds injured, some by gunfire, some during the chaotic escape. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Nevada lawmakers condemn congressman for linking Las Vegas shooting to ISIS

Member of both parties in Nevada's congressional delegation have denounced Rep. Scott Perry, Pennsylvania Republican, for baselessly claiming that Islamic State terrorists were involved in killing dozens of people during a country music festival in Las Vegas last fall. Published January 20, 2018

A man demonstrates how he enters his Facebook page as he works on his computer at a restaurant in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) ** FILE **

Facebook reconsiders Russia's role in 2016 Brexit vote

Facebook is reconsidering whether Russian operatives exploited its platform to influence Britain's so-called "Brexit" referendum on leaving the European Union, Simon Milner, the social network's U.K. policy director, told a member of Parliament. Published January 18, 2018

In this April 8, 2016 file photo, the Statue of Liberty is seen on Liberty Island in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Islamic State recruiter advised NYC resident on foiled terror plots: DOJ

Junaid Hussain, an Islamic State operative considered one of the terror group's top recruiters prior to being killed in an August 2015 airstrike, sent bomb-making instructions three months earlier to a New York City man who said he wanted to attack Times Square or the Statue of Liberty, federal prosecutors claimed in a recent court filing. Published January 17, 2018

Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va., in this Jan. 26, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)

CIA leaker Jeffrey Sterling released from prison

Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA employee convicted of leaking classified information about Iran's nuclear program to a New York Times reporter, has been released after serving most of a 3.5-year prison sentence. Published January 17, 2018