Google shuts YouTube channel implicated in Kremlin political propaganda ops

A YouTube channel that had been implicated in Russia disinformation operations to target the U.S. 2016 election has been taken down by Google. Earlier this week...

How “anonymous” wifi data can still be a privacy risk

The thorny issue of tracking of location data without risking individual privacy is very neatly illustrated via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request asking London’s...

Kaspersky hearing with House committee set for late October

In the latest installment of the ongoing saga of Russia-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and the U.S. government, the company has a new date with...

Puerto Rico governor says “Let’s talk” after Elon Musk offers to solve the island’s...

Puerto Rico’s power grid has been practically demolished in the wake of hurricane Maria. It now has a once in a lifetime opportunity to rebuild...

Russian intelligence reportedly breached the NSA in 2015, stealing cybersecurity strategy

The NSA suffered a serious breach in 2015, exposing the agency’s cyberwarfare strategy, including its own defenses and methods of attacking foreign networks, reports The...

Is this Tesla’s electric truck? | Crunch Report

Today’s Stories Missouri forms public-private partnership to advance Hyperloop One route Tesla electric semi truck possibly spied in new photo Judge delays Waymo/Uber trial until December 4th Credits Written and Hosted by: John Mannes Filmed by: Joe...

Senator calls on voting machine makers to detail how they’ll prevent hacks

One of the Senate’s main cybersecurity proponents wants assurances that voting systems in the U.S. are ready for their next major threat and he’s going straight...

Judge delays Waymo/Uber trial until December 4th

This morning, Judge William Alsup ruled that the Waymo v. Uber trial would be delayed until December 4th. The trial had initially been expected to...

Senate confirms Ajit Pai as FCC Chairman

Ajit Pai has been confirmed by the Senate as the Chairman of the FCC in a 52-41 vote. He has technically only been acting Chairman...

Facebook will share Russian-bought election interference ads with congress tomorrow

Facebook will release over 3000 ads bought by a Russian entity to interfere in U.S. politics and the 2016 presidential election with congressional investigators tomorrow...

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U.S. may need new law to address Russian ad buys on...

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. legislation may be needed to require social media companies to disclose more about how their platforms are used...