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Russian Election Interference

Valimail offers US election boards, campaigns and voting vendors its email anti-spoofing service for free – TechCrunch

Valimail, an enterprise email security firm, announced that it will offer its email protections for free to relevant government workers and campaigns through the 2018 midterms. That offer covers state election boards, voting system vendors and major party U.S. election campaigns, including congressional, statewide...

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Outgoing Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Disrupt SF to talk cybersecurity – TechCrunch

At Disrupt SF 2018, Facebook’s soon-to-be-former chief security officer Alex Stamos will join us to chat about his tenure in the top security role for the world’s biggest social network, how it feels to have weathered some of the biggest security and privacy scandals...

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DHS launches a new cyber hub to coordinate against threats to US infrastructure – TechCrunch

Among the many things the current administration has been criticized for is its lack of a unified strategy to combat cyber threats, especially in light of ongoing election interference and psy ops perpetrated by Russia. The Department of Homeland Security is advancing the ball with...

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Russian hackers already targeted a Missouri senator up for reelection in 2018 – TechCrunch

A Democratic senator seeking reelection this fall appears to be the first identifiable target of Russian hacking in the 2018 midterm race. In a new story on the Daily Beast, Andrew Desiderio and Kevin Poulsen reported that Democratic Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill was targeted in...

A Democratic senator seek...

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Cloudflare recruits state and local governments for free election site security program – TechCrunch

After launching a free program to protect election systems last December, Cloudflare has an update on how things are going. The program, known as the Athenian Project, provides Cloudflare’s services for free to state and local government websites that administer elections, host voter registration or...

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Putin proposes a joint cybersecurity group with the US to investigate Russian election meddling – TechCrunch

Over the course of Monday’s controversial Helsinki summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin pushed an agenda that would ostensibly see the U.S. and Russia working side by side as allies. The two countries make stranger bedfellows than ever as just days prior, Trump’s own Department of...

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Russian hackers used bitcoin to fund election interference, so prepare for FUD – TechCrunch

The indictment filed today against 12 Russians accused of, among other things, hacking the DNC and undermining Hillary Clinton’s campaign also notes that the alleged hackers paid for their nefarious deeds with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This unsavory application of one of tech’s current darlings...

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Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks – TechCrunch

Just days before President Trump is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Department of Justice has leveled new charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee and the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton . The charges were released...

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Twitter’s efforts to suspend fake accounts have doubled since last year – TechCrunch

Bots, your days of tweeting politically divisive nonsense might be numbered. The Washington Post reported Friday that in the last few months the company has aggressively suspended accounts in an effort to stem the spread of disinformation running rampant on its platform. The Washington Post reports...

Bots, your days of tweeti...

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