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Tom Krisher / Associated Press:
Uber says it will start doing annual criminal background checks on US drivers and introduces new in-app features, like button to call 911, to protect riders   —  DETROIT (AP) — Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests …
Apr 12, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Frank Bajak / Associated Press:
In letter to Sen. Ron Wyden, DHS acknowledges existence in Washington DC of unauthorized “stingray” devices, used to track cell phones, intercept SMS messages   —  For the first time, the U.S. government has publicly acknowledged the existence in Washington of what appear …
Apr 3, 2018, 2:32 PMIn context
Matthew Lee / Associated Press:
US wants all visa applicants, or ~15M people per year, to provide social media and other details; previously these details were only required from ~65K visitors   —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department wants to require all U.S. visa applicants to submit their social media usernames …
Mar 29, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Egill Bjarnason / Associated Press:
Iceland is expected to use more energy “mining” bitcoin and other digital currencies this year than it uses to power its homes, says a local energy expert   —  KEFLAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland is expected to use more energy “mining” bitcoins and other virtual currencies this year than it uses to power its homes.
Feb 13, 2018, 5:50 AMIn context
Raphael Satter / Associated Press:
Researchers find hundreds of gigabytes of files online outlining Lebanon-linked effort to gain passwords and eavesdrop via bogus websites and malicious apps   —  LONDON (AP) — A major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's main intelligence agency has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds …
Jan 18, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Investigation finds Russia-linked Fancy Bear hacking group targeted 200+ journalists, publishers, and bloggers from mid-2014 until a few months ago   —  PARIS (AP) — Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone …
Dec 22, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Joe McDonald / Associated Press:
Huawei says some of its phones to be sold by US carriers in 2018, starting with Mate 10; Consumer Business Group CEO says phones will be “competitively priced”   —  An executive of Huawei says the Chinese smartphone brand plans to start sales in the U.S. market through carriers next year …
Dec 18, 2017, 6:15 PMIn context
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Federal judge unseals letter confirming that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation connected to Uber/Waymo allegations   —  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A recent letter from the U.S. Attorney's office confirms that the Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation connected …
Dec 13, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Associated Press:
FBI knew for more than a year that Fancy Bear was targeting hundreds of government officials and policy makers but warned only a few of them   —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI failed to notify scores of U.S. officials that Russian hackers were trying to break into their personal Gmail accounts …
Nov 26, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Associated Press:
Inside story: How Russians hacked the Democrats' emails   —  WASHINGTON (AP) — It was just before noon in Moscow on March 10, 2016, when the first volley of malicious messages hit the Hillary Clinton campaign.  The first 29 phishing emails were almost all misfires.
Nov 4, 2017, 10:45 AMIn context

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