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Russian Election Interference

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...

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Synack is the latest cybersecurity company to offer state elections its services for free – TechCrunch

The cybersecurity firm Synack will offer its penetration testing services to states for free in an effort to secure election systems for the 2018 midterms. Synack, founded by two former NSA analysts, is best known for its bug bounty program that allows its carefully curated stable...

The cybersecurity firm Sy...

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Internet titans ask for ‘flexibility’ with new election ad regulations – TechCrunch

[ad_1] A trade group representing big tech’s interests in Washington reached out to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Tuesday to weigh in on proposed regulation that would affect the disclosure of funding for online election ads. While traditional forms of media like TV and...

[ad_1] A trade group re...

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Twitter will give political candidates a special badge during U.S. midterm elections – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Ahead of 2018 U.S. midterm elections, Twitter is taking a visible step to combat the spread of misinformation on its famously chaotic platform. In a blog post this week, the company explained how it would be adding “election labels” to the profiles of...

[ad_1] Ahead of 2018 U....

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What we can learn from the 3,500 Russian Facebook ads meant to stir up U.S. politics – TechCrunch

[ad_1] On Thursday, Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released a massive new trove of Russian government-funded Facebook political ads targeted at American voters. While we’d seen a cross section of the ads before through prior releases from the committee, the breadth of ideological manipulation...

[ad_1] On Thursday, Dem...

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Centrify gives states a deal on identity management software to secure midterm elections – TechCrunch

[ad_1] To secure U.S. election systems from the very real threat of targeted cyberattacks, states might need to reframe their security practices to look more like they would in a tightly-controlled corporate environment. To that end, Centrify, an enterprise cloud-based identity management company, is extending...

[ad_1] To secure U.S. e...

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