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Russia and U.S. to create 'working group' to discuss election hacking

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Trump accepted Putin's statement that Russia did not meddle in U.S. elections.

Hackers are just doing their patriotic duty, according to Putin

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin declares that Russia has never hacked another state, but doesn't condemn "patriotic" citizens who might take it upon themselves to do so

French presidential candidate Macron suffers 'massive and coordinated hack'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was targeted by a "massive and coordinated hack," according to a statement from the campaign.

Russian bank threatens researcher with CFAA suit over DNS request data

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

The Russian bank is considering litigation against an Indiana University researcher under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s civil action provision.

Confide, the White House's favorite messaging app, has multiple critical vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

It took intensifying media and security industry scrutiny for Confide to go under the microscope.

As White House puts pressure on leakers, DC startup sees business opportunity

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A hazardous political landscape in Washington, underlined by a White House desperate to plug leaks, has spurred the use of encrypted messaging apps by federal employees. For a collage of software developers, this nervousness and anxiety around D.C. translates into a very real business opportunity. In light of media reports noting the growing use of WhatsApp, Confide and Signal amongst government workers, a group of onlookers are now working to provide other options.

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