Silicon Valley Braces For 1st Presidential Debates, Target Of Russian Trolls In 2016Silicon Valley is preparing for its first high-profile challenge of the 2020 presidential campaign: the Democratic presidential debates.
Read, Download The Mueller ReportA redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian election interference and the Donald Trump's campaign was released publicly Thursday.
Yahoo Reaches $117.5 Million Settlement In Huge Data BreachNearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million.
Man Accused Of Smuggling Electronics To Russia Faces Charges In SF Federal CourtA Russian-born Estonian citizen has been extradited to face charges in federal court in San Francisco of illegally buying specialized microelectronic components and smuggling them to Russia.
Facebook Shuts Hundreds Of Russia-Linked Pages, AccountsFacebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts.
Silicon Valley May Have Done 'Bare Minimum' To Help Russia Investigation, Senate Intel Committee ToldThe Senate Intelligence Committee has been advised that Silicon Valley's social media companies might have provided the "bare minimum" amount of data to aid the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Facebook Fires PR Firm That Was Digging Up Dirt On CompetitorsFacebook has fired a conservative pubic relations firm that was, among other work, digging up dirt on its competitors.
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.
New York Times: China, Russia Listening To Trump's Cellphone Calls President Donald Trump continues to make calls via cell phone despite intelligence that China and Russia listen in, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
Trump Says U.S. Will Scrap Decades-Old Nuke Pact With RussiaIn Nevada Saturday, President Trump said he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia has violated the agreement but he provided no details on the violations.
Twitter Releases Election Meddling DataTwitter is releasing all known accounts and posts related to "information operations" dating back to 2016, when it was first learned that foreign operators were using social media to meddle in U.S. elections.
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.
Facebook Takes Down 652 Accounts Linked To Russia, IranFacebook has identified and banned hundreds of accounts, groups and pages engaged in misleading political behavior, a far larger discovery than a "sophisticated" effort it reported three weeks ago with great fanfare.
Russians Targeted Senate And Conservative Think Tanks, Microsoft SaysParts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the US Senate and conservative think tanks that advocated for tougher policies against Russia were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced early Tuesday.