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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

14 Jun 2017

U.S. blames North Korea for hacking spree, says more attacks likely

WASHINGTON/TORONTO The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a rare alert squarely blaming the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warning that more were likely. | Video

14 Jun 2017

U.S. blames North Korean government for cyber attacks since 2009

WASHINGTON/TORONTO The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a rare alert on the activities of a hacking group it dubbed "Hidden Cobra," saying the group was part of the North Korean government and that more attacks were likely.

13 Jun 2017

Cyber firms warn of malware that could cause power outages

Two cyber security firms have uncovered malicious software that they believe caused a December 2016 Ukraine power outage, they said on Monday, warning the malware could be easily modified to harm critical infrastructure operations around the globe.

12 Jun 2017

Security firms warn of new cyber threat to electric grid

June 12 Two cyber security companies said they have uncovered a sophisticated piece of malicious software capable of causing power outages by ordering industrial computers to shut down electricity transmission.

07 Jun 2017

Illumio raises $125 million as cyber security firm targets sales growth

Cyber security firm Illumio said on Wednesday that it has raised $125 million in a funding round led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management that will help finance product development and international expansion as the unprofitable, privately-held company looks to increase sales.

26 May 2017

Hackers sought to discredit Russian opposition leader: researchers

TORONTO/MOSCOW Hackers sought to discredit leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny in a disinformation campaign that implied he was working with a U.S. government group, Canadian cyber researchers said on Thursday.

25 May 2017

Hackers sought to discredit Russian opposition leader -researchers

TORONTO/MOSCOW, May 25 Hackers sought to discredit leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny in a disinformation campaign that implied he was working with a U.S. government group, a Canadian cyber research group said on Thursday. That effort, which took place in October 2016, was part of a massive cyber spying operation with more than 200 targets in 39 countries, according to an online report published by Citizen Lab, a research institute at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.

14 May 2017

Cyberangriff trifft Firmen weltweit - Renault-Produktion stockt

Paris/Singapur/Toronto Der großangelegte Hackerangriff hat am Wochenende weltweit Unternehmen in Alarmbereitschaft versetzt.

11 May 2017

U.S. intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

WASHINGTON/TORONTO U.S. intelligence officials told a Congressional committee on Thursday they are reviewing government use of software from Russia's Kaspersky Lab as senators raised concerns that Moscow might use the product to attack American computer networks.

04 May 2017

Spam campaign targets Google users with malicious link

Alphabet Inc warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their accounts had been hacked.

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