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Trump fires top U.S. election cybersecurity official who defended vote

18 Nov 2020

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired top cybersecurity official Chris Krebs in a message on Twitter, accusing him without evidence of making a "highly inaccurate" statement affirming the Nov. 3 election was secure and rejecting claims of fraud. | Video

Trump fires top U.S. election cybersecurity official who defended vote

18 Nov 2020

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired top cybersecurity official Chris Krebs in a message on Twitter, accusing him without evidence of making a "highly inaccurate" statement affirming the Nov. 3 election was secure and rejecting claims of fraud. | Video

Trump fires top U.S. election cybersecurity official who defended vote

18 Nov 2020

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired top cybersecurity official Chris Krebs in a message on Twitter, accusing him without evidence of making a "highly inaccurate" statement affirming the Nov. 3 election was secure and rejecting claims of fraud. | Video

Exclusive: Top official on U.S. election cybersecurity tells associates he expects to be fired

13 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Top U.S. cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs, who worked on protecting the election from hackers but drew the ire of the Trump White House over efforts to debunk disinformation, has told associates he expects to be fired, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. | Video

Senior U.S. cybersecurity official asked to resign amid Trump transition tumult

12 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON A senior U.S. cybersecurity official is leaving government after being asked to resign, an official familiar with the matter said Thursday, part of a wider thinning of President Donald Trump's administration following Joe Biden's election win.

Spanish-language misinformation dogged Democrats in U.S. election

07 Nov 2020

Spanish-language misinformation flourished online in the days surrounding the U.S. election, even as social media companies moved to stem falsehoods that could affect the vote or spark violence.

FBI investigating robocalls urging people to 'stay home' on Election Day

03 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON The FBI and the New York attorney general were looking into a spate of mysterious robocalls urging people to stay home on Election Day as the nation remains on high alert to ensure voting is not compromised.

Exclusive: Russian hackers targeted California, Indiana Democratic parties

31 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The group of Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election earlier this year targeted the email accounts of Democratic state parties in California and Indiana, and influential think tanks in Washington and New York, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Exclusive: Russian hackers targeted California, Indiana Democratic parties

30 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The group of Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election earlier this year targeted the email accounts of Democratic state parties in California and Indiana, and influential think tanks in Washington and New York, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

EXCLUSIVE-Russian hackers targeted California, Indiana Democratic parties

30 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 The group of Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election earlier this year targeted the email accounts of Democratic state parties in California and Indiana, and influential think tanks in Washington and New York, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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