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Exclusive: Trump, U.S. intelligence chief push to declassify document on Russia's 2016 election role - sources

9:18am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and his intelligence chief have pushed for quick declassification of a document disputing the 2017 intelligence community finding that Russia acted to help Trump get elected in 2016, three U.S. government officials familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

Exclusive: 'Dumb mistake' exposed Iranian hand behind fake Proud Boys U.S. election emails, sources say

8:03am IST

WASHINGTON Government analysts and private sector investigators were able to rapidly attribute to Iranian hackers a wave of thousands of threatening emails aimed at U.S. voters because of mistakes made in a video attached to some of the messages, according to four people familiar with the matter.

U.S., Britain call out Russian hacking spree, cyberattacks against Olympics

20 Oct 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON Britain and the United States on Monday condemned what they said were a litany of malicious cyberattacks orchestrated by Russian military intelligence, including attempts to disrupt next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 3-U.S., Britain call out Russian hacking spree, cyberattacks against Olympics

20 Oct 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON, Oct 19 Britain and the United States on Monday condemned what they said were a litany of malicious cyberattacks orchestrated by Russian military intelligence, including attempts to disrupt next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Russian hackers attacked 2018 Olympics, 2017 French election: U.S. indictment

20 Oct 2020

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and 2017 French elections. | Video

Russian hackers attacked 2018 Olympics, 2017 French election - U.S. indictment

19 Oct 2020

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it has indicted six Russian intelligence agency hackers for a four-year long hacking spree that included attacks against the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and 2017 French elections.

Facebook, Twitter dismantle global array of disinformation networks

08 Oct 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Thursday they had taken down more than a dozen disinformation networks used by political and state-backed groups in multiple countries to deceive users on their platforms.

Facebook, Twitter dismantle global array of disinformation networks

08 Oct 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Thursday they had taken down more than a dozen disinformation networks used by political and state-backed groups in multiple countries to deceive users on their platforms.

'Mercenary' hacker group runs rampant in Middle East, cybersecurity research shows

07 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Saudi diplomats, Sikh separatists and Indian business executives have been among those targeted by a group of hired hackers, according to research published on Wednesday by software firm BlackBerry Corp.

'Mercenary' hacker group runs rampant in Middle East, cybersecurity research shows

07 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 Saudi diplomats, Sikh separatists and Indian business executives have been among those targeted by a group of hired hackers, according to research published on Wednesday by mobile firm BlackBerry Corp.

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In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking to persuade the few remaining undecided voters 12 days before their Nov. 3 contest.