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Andrew Blake

Andrew Blake was a cybersecurity reporter for The Washington Times. 

Articles by Andrew Blake

British author J.K. Rowling poses for photographers at the Southbank Centre in London in this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, file photo. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

J.K. Rowling defends Serena Williams, rips Twitter troll

J.K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" books, could have used the "Diminuendo" spell to cut an Internet troll down to size recently, but she instead took to Twitter to defend tennis champ Serena Williams in a tweet that has gone viral. Published July 13, 2015

In this Thursday, March 12, 2015, photo, a first-grader learns keyboarding skills at Bayview Elementary School in San Pablo, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Professional cyber spies have secrets spilled in major hack

Hackers have published a trove of sensitive documents purported to have been stolen from an Italian cyber vendor whose surveillance tech has been used by government agencies and police forces in repressive regimes, including those in Egypt and Sudan. Published July 7, 2015