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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

08 Dec 2017

Hackers steal $64 million from cryptocurrency firm NiceHash

A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining marketplace, NiceHash, said it lost about $64 million worth of bitcoin in a hack of its payment system, the latest incident to highlight risks that uneven oversight and security pose to booming digital currencies.

06 Dec 2017

Israeli firm's spyware used against Ethiopian dissidents: Canadian group

TORONTO/TEL AVIV Surveillance software from Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems Ltd was used in an espionage campaign targeting Ethiopian dissidents living outside the East African nation, a Canadian research institute said on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2017

Israeli firm's spyware used against Ethiopian dissidents - Canadian group

TORONTO/TEL AVIV Surveillance software from Israeli defence contractor Elbit Systems Ltd was used in an espionage campaign targeting Ethiopian dissidents living outside the East African nation, a Canadian research institute said on Wednesday.

29 Nov 2017

SWIFT warns banks on cyber heists as hack sophistication grows

SWIFT, the global messaging system used to move trillions of dollars each day, warned banks on Wednesday that the threat of digital heists is on the rise as hackers use increasingly sophisticated tools and techniques to launch new attacks.

23 Nov 2017

Uber's messy data breach collides with launch of SoftBank deal

TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack - something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with boundless investor interest, but whose penchant for rule-breaking has led to a series of scandals.

23 Nov 2017

Regulators to press Uber after it admits covering up data breach

TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO Struggling ride-hailing firm Uber [UBER.UL] faces a fresh regulatory crackdown after disclosing it paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed personal data from around 57 million accounts. | Video

22 Nov 2017

Uber breach, cover up trigger government probes around the globe

TORONTO, Nov 22 Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

22 Nov 2017

Uber zahlt Hackern Schweigegeld - Millionen Kundendaten geklaut

Toronto Die Skandale um den US-Mitfahrdienst Uber reißen nicht ab: Nun räumte der Konzern ein, Hackern zur Vertuschung eines massiven Diebstahls von Kundendaten Geld gezahlt zu haben.

22 Nov 2017

U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.

22 Nov 2017

U.S. govt warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

Nov 21 The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.

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