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Nov 13 2020
YouTube has allowed users to share videos pushing false conspiracy theories alleging interference with voting machines and election computer systems. The videos have racked up millions of views, and the platform has profited from some of them.
Numerous false voter fraud conspiracy theories have circulated on social media since Election Day, including a couple claiming that the election’Media Matters
Apr 13 2020
National security or national defense is the security and defense of a nation state, including its citizens, economy, and institutions, which is regarded as a duty of government.
Originally conceived as protection against military attack, national security is now widely understood to include also non-military dimensions, including the security from terrorism, minimization of crime,Wikipedia
Jan 22 2021
Mina Mahdavi, a 39-year-old solutions and cybersecurity engineer in California who has not been able to bring her mother from Iran to the U.S. because of the Trump administration’s anti-Muslim travel ban, tried everything she could think of.
She applied for a waiver, called the consulate and her representatives in Congress, all without avail. Her applications were always rejected.HuffPost
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Feb 15 2020
Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked.
The accounts were hacked through a third-party platform, a spokesperson for the social media platform said in an emailed statement, without giving further details.
“As soon as we were madeReuters
Jul 16 2020
Russian state-based hackers have targeted Western COVID-19 vaccine development, the cybersecurity agencies of the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada say.
APT29, a hacker group that has been linked to the Kremlin and Russian-sanctioned hacking campaigns, undertook a campaign to steal information and intellectual property around the development and testing of vaccines for the novelVice
Dec 01 2020
As Chinese companies like TikTok gain access to U.S. markets and ever more data on American citizens, many observers have argued that federal privacy legislation has become a national-security imperative. Yet concerns about China and national security are only two of several reasons for the United States to enact such legislation. When it comes to strengthening privacy, digital trade, and U.SBrookings Institution
Nov 23 2019
President Trump was called into question Friday morning by Fox News personality Steve Doocy when he apparently held forth a bogus claim about U.S. cybersecurity company CrowdStrike and Ukraine.
Mr. Trump was speaking live on “Fox & Friends” when Mr. Doocy, one of the show’s co-hosts, interjected to cast doubt on a debunked conspiracy theory being spread by the president.
Dec 04 2020
On Thursday, Uber submitted a public comment to the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices asking that Uber's ride-hail drivers and delivery drivers be considered "non-health essential workers" and thus prioritized in early distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
To bolster its case, Uber cited an advisory memo by the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity &Vice
Jun 17 2021
Some experts think Biden may have played his cards too early, leaving him in weakened negotiating position before summit began.
President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down in Geneva for a widely anticipated summit, where despite the deeply strained U.S.-Russia relationship, both leaders claimed to have a "positive" dialogue.
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