Foreign threats to the 2020 election looked a lot like Y2K from two decades ago: With high levels of alarm and preparation, the system held off foreign disinformation and cyberattacks.

Officials feared the worst on Election Day: foreign-inspired disinformation and hacking. It didn’t happen. Here’s how government and private cyber sleuths helped keep the system safe.

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