Facebook, Twitter Describe Russia Trolls' Sophisticated Election InterferenceFacebook and Twitter revealed evidence Thursday suggesting that Russian efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election are getting more sophisticated and harder to detect.
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.
Steele Told DOJ Lawyer Russia Had Trump 'Over a Barrel' in 2016Bruce Ohr, a senior Justice Department lawyer, says former British spy Christopher Steele told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump "over a barrel."
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.
Facebook Under Fire for Failure to Prevent Data Leaks, Election MeddlingFacebook has a problem it just can't kick: People keep exploiting it in ways that could sway elections and, in the worst cases, even undermine democracy.
Report: Trump Adviser's Barroom Bragging Led to FBI Russia ProbeA New York Times report says Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos bragged to an Australian diplomat that Russia had thousands of e-mails incriminating Hillary Clinton. Australia passed that on to the FBI.
Trump Says He Believes Putin Is Sincere In Denying Russian Election InterferencePres. Trump danced around the question of whether he believed Putin's denials, telling reporters that pressing the issue would accomplish little.
Twitter to Disclose Info on Political Ads Amid Congressional ScrutinyThe move follows similar steps by Facebook and the introduction of a bill that seeks to bring more transparency to online political ads in an attempt to lessen the influence of Russia and other foreign entities on U.S. elections.