Trump says he doesn't know why his longtime attorney paid $130K to Stormy Daniels right before the election
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Guccifer 2.0 slipped up and revealed his real ip address. Turns out be an officer of GRU working out of the agency's HQ – attribution may be hard, but opsec is harder, it seems.
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The City of Atlanta's computer systems are experiencing a major cyberattack. A ransom note asks for Bitcoin payment FBI and DHS are assisting
Suspended Cambridge Analytica Chief Executive Alexander Nix has been recalled to the Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee which claims there were "a number of inconsistencies" in evidence he gave to MPs last month
Britain's media parliamentary committee recalls suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO to give evidence over previous Facebook testimony
British Police say a suspicious package was found near the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London. Building evacuated.
Israel opens investigation over Facebook amid Cambridge Analytics scandal
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Russian state TV says Trump "congratulated Putin on his convincing win in the American election"
Turkish parliament passes law imposing supervision of state watchdog RTUK over the internet, raising fears of further suppression of press freedom and freedom of speech
Facebook COO Sandberg says 'I deeply regret that we didn't do enough' on Cambridge Analytica
Facebook's Zuckerberg says Aleksandr Kogan's personality quiz app was installed by around 300,000 people who shared their data and some of their friends' data
Facebook's Zuckerberg says will conduct full audit of any app with 'suspicious activity,' will further restrict developer access to user data
Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg says the company has "made mistakes" over its protection of user data and outlined steps to improve its policies
Zuckerberg says Facebook will investigate all apps that had access to large amounts of data before 2014, when changes were made to reduce data access
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg shares update on Cambridge Analytica situation, says company 'made mistakes'
Russia leak angers Trump, frustrates chief of staff: sources
Cambridge Analytica story worked with Israeli hackers who stole emails from two current heads of state(Nigeria & prime minister of St Kitts.)
"It needs to be very clear that there are consequences when countries meddle in our affairs," says @DHSgov Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, agreeing with former DHS Secretary Johnson on the need for a US cyber doctrine
"We have a much clearer picture of the full extent of what the Russian government was doing" says former DHS Secretary Johnson, 2 years on "There could have been additional [US/DHS] efforts made, but I'm satisfied at the time this was a front burner item I was repeatedly making public statements"
Russia's Vladimir Putin himself directed cyber attacks on US in order to influence Election2016 "plain and simple," says former @DHSgov Secretary Jeh Johnson "The key question for our leaders at the national and state level is, what are we going to do about it"
More than half of US states signed up for @DHSgov cyber hygiene scanning service - which helps find vulnerabilities, says Secretary Nielsen. DHS also increasing availability of on-site assessments
"In a democracy, citizens must have faith that their vote counts and is counted correctly," says @DHSgov Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at SSCI "In 2016, we know that Russia|n actors targeted state election systems" "We have no evidence that votes were changed as a result"
"This issue is urgent" Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chair @SenatorBurr says of US election vulnerabilities/Russia "If we start to fix these issues tomorrow we still may not be i time to save the system for 2018 and 2020"
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on Russia threats to U.S. election
Facebook down 2.2 percent, Twitter up 3 percent at market open $FB $TWTR
Kaspersky is moving its servers which process data from U.S. and European users to Switzerland in response to spying allegations. Company docs say doing so will put data outside the jurisdiction of Russian security services
@privacyprivee launches Facebook investigation
Cambridge Analytica says its board has suspended CEO Alexander Nix with immediate effect pending an investigation after Channel 4 investigative reports.
White House says Trump is not considering or discussing the firing of Special Counsel Mueller
'We appreciate the opportunity to answer questions the FTC may have': Facebook deputy chief privacy officer