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Matt Ford

Matt Ford
Matt Ford writes for and produces The Atlantic's Global channel.
CIO Briefing

Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

A White House statement said he acted on the recommendation of the deputy attorney general and the attorney general.

Cybersecurity

Yahoo's Half-a-Billion Hack

The tech giant said personal data from at least 500 million accounts was stolen by a "state-sponsored actor.”

CIO Briefing

The Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Powers

The justices signed off Thursday on a new procedural rule for warrants targeting computers.