Silicon Valley Q&A: Ex-Facebook Exec Warns of 2020 Election Security ThreatsAlex Stamos, who served as chief security officer at Facebook, warns there's little the federal government can do now to secure the 2020 elections from multiple online disinformation attacks.
Civil Grand Jury Finds San Mateo County Election Channels Vulnerable to Cyber AttackSan Mateo County's online election information channels, such as its results website and official social media accounts, are vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to a new report issued Wednesday by the Civil Grand Jury.
Facebook Announces Civil Rights Task Force To Fight Meddling In 2020 Election, CensusFacebook has launched a civil rights task force and an election monitoring center to guard against interference in the 2020 presidential campaign and census.
Facebook Exec: Breaking Up Company Won't Fix Privacy, Election SecurityFacebook pushed back on Monday against critics' calls for a break-up of the company, urging instead that policymakers develop new regulations swiftly.
Facebook Shuts Hundreds Of Russia-Linked Pages, AccountsFacebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts.
Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts Ahead Of US Midterm ElectionsFacebook said it blocked 115 accounts for suspected "coordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign groups attempting to interfere in Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections.
Facebook Promised To Fix Political Ads On Its Platform. It Hasn'tJust days before the midterm elections, a key part of Facebook's effort is broken, and it's unclear if the company is doing anything to fix it.
Russian Woman Charged In First 2018 Election Meddling CaseA Russian national has become the first person charged by the U.S. for conspiring to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections, according to the FBI and Justice Department.
Trump Says China Is Interfering In Midterm ElectionsPresident Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that China is working to interfere in November's midterm elections with the aim of damaging him politically.
Tech Companies Are Meeting To Talk About Protecting The ElectionFacebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and other leading tech companies will meet Friday to talk about protecting their platforms from manipulation during the midterm elections.
Mueller Turns Attention to Trump Campaign Ties to Cambridge AnalyticaSpecial counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing connections between President Trump's campaign and Cambridge Analytica which harvested data from more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections.
Attorney Admits He Lied To Mueller's Federal AgentsAn attorney linked to a former Trump campaign official admitted Tuesday he lied to federal investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.
Insiders: Russia Internet Troll Farm Planned Fake Obama-Clinton Sex TapeThe U.S. indictment centered on a Russian troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency that allegedly produced content to sway the presidential election.
Special Counsel Indicts 13 Russian Nationals Over Election Interference; Read The IndictmentA federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment Friday against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of violating US laws to interfere with US elections and political processes.