Voting machine errors already roil Texas and Georgia races – POLITICO

Voting machine errors already roil Texas and Georgia races – POLITICO

Georgia is one of five states that still relies entirely on paperless voting machines, even as most others have switched to scanned-in paper ballots. | Tami Chappell/AFP/Getty Images Voting machine errors already roil Texas and Georgia races The errors would appear to work to the advantage of Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz over Democratic challenger […]

NSA chief says Trump hasn’t told him to confront Russian cyber threat

NSA chief says Trump hasn’t told him to confront Russian cyber threat

Washington (CNN)US Cyber Command chief Adm. Mike Rogers told lawmakers on Tuesday that he has not been granted the authority by President Donald Trump to disrupt Russian election hacking operations where they originate. Asked by Democratic Sen. Jack Reed if he has been directed by the President, through the defense secretary, to confront Russian cyber […]

Russia’s GRU ‘targeted chemical weapons watchdog OPCW’

Russia’s GRU ‘targeted chemical weapons watchdog OPCW’

Image copyrightDutch Defence MinistryImage caption The four Russians travelled on diplomatic passports Dutch security services expelled four Russians over a cyber attack plot targeting the global chemical weapons watchdog, officials said. The operation by Russia’s GRU military intelligence allegedly targeted the Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons in The Hague in April. The OPCW […]

History professor predicts Mueller will reveal Trump crimes that will ‘shock the nation’ — and force GOP to impeach

History professor predicts Mueller will reveal Trump crimes that will ‘shock the nation’ — and force GOP to impeach

Historian Allan Lichtman is known for making accurate predictions — and he’s more certain than ever that President Donald Trump will be impeached this spring. The American University history professor has correctly predicted the winner of every presidential election since 1984, including Trump, and he has recently updated his book, The Case for Impeachment, that […]

Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps, which included a $100,000 […]

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story

SCROLL DOWN The message arrives on my “clean machine,” a MacBook Air loaded only with a sophisticated encryption package. “Change in plans,” my contact says. “Be in the lobby of the Hotel ______ by 1 pm. Bring a book and wait for ES to find you.” ¶ ES is Edward Snowden, the most wanted man […]