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Politico:
Sources: White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, potentially as long ago as December   —  White House tech support discovered the suspected breach after Kelly turned his phone in to tech support staff this summer.  —  White House officials believe that chief …
Oct 5, 2017, 6:25 PMIn context
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
FBI does not have to reveal the name of a vendor that unlocked San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, judge rules in FOIA lawsuit filed by Vice, USA Today, and AP   —  A federal judge has ruled that the FBI does not have to make public how much it paid last year to unlock an iPhone used …
Oct 1, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Politico:
Sources: Senate Intelligence Committee to summon Google executives over Russian election interference and questions over search results manipulation   —  The Senate Intelligence Committee will call executives from the Silicon Valley giant to help understand Russian election meddling.
Sep 27, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Yale study: a “disputed” tag has only a tiny impact on perception of headlines on Facebook as being true or false; Facebook questions methodology   —  A Yale survey of 7,500 people shows little benefit, and possible detriments, to fact-check programs.
Sep 13, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Virginia Heffernan / Politico:
A look at the Twitter thread as a literary form, requiring precise and lively storytelling   —  The compelling, incendiary literary form of the Trump era.  —  We don't get to choose the literary genre of our epoch, and in this worst-of-times-worst-of-times political era, we have the Twitter thread.
Sep 10, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Eric Geller / Politico:
Virginia State Board of Elections votes to remove touchscreen voting machines before November elections, saying they pose unacceptable digital risks   —  Virginia's election supervisors on Friday directed counties to ditch touchscreen voting machines before November's elections, saying the devices posed unacceptable digital risks.
Sep 8, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Jason Schwartz / Politico:
Facebook is undermining its fact checking efforts by withholding data from its media partners, citing user privacy, such as which false stories are most popular   —  A once-touted plan to fact-check stories is being hindered by the company's refusal to share information.
Sep 7, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Mark Scott / Politico:
Sources: after Article 50 was triggered to start Brexit, the European Investment Fund, a key source of capital for many EU VC funds, stopped backing UK VCs   —  Prominent industry figures say European Investment Fund turned off tap after UK triggered exit process.
Aug 21, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
Politico:
Trump voter-fraud panel's data request made to all states is a gold mine for hackers, say infosec experts; 20+ states refuse, including Mississippi and Virginia   —  Cybersecurity specialists are warning that President Donald Trump's voter-fraud commission may unintentionally expose voter data …
Jul 1, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Experts detail how Russia is targeting US military personnel and veterans via a multi-pronged cyber espionage campaign involving phishing, catfishing, and more   —  With hacks, pro-Putin trolls and fake news, the Kremlin is ratcheting up its efforts to turn American servicemembers and veterans into a fifth column.
Jun 17, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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