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September 22, 2017 10:33 PM U.S. Informs 21 States They Were Targeted By Attempted Russian Hacking

Department of Homeland Security leaves it to each state whether to make the news public WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security on Friday gave election officials in nearly two dozen states additional information on Russian targeting of their election systems last year, ending months of uncertainty among administrators about which states were targeted 13

September 7, 2017 11:06 AM The Daily 202: Trump’s triangulation shows what might have been

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are seen through a window of the Oval Office during a meeting with President Trump on Wednesday. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) THE BIG IDEA: In early 2016, as the field of Republican candidates winnowed, Bob Dole said that Donald Trump was preferable to Ted Cruz because 36

September 4, 2017 4:19 AM The Trump campaign and the Russians' 'active measures'

The British actor Tom Hardy has one of the best lines in the 2011 movie of John le Carré's classic Cold War thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." His character Ricky Tarr, an MI6 "scalphunter" sent to Istanbul to vet a potential defector, stumbles upon a Russian mole at the heart of British intelligence. The KGB is using the mole to feed the CIA fake intelligence 18

August 17, 2017 6:52 AM Hackers take over several HBO Twitter accounts

Aug. 17 (UPI) -- HBO was once again a hacking victim after its Twitter account was compromised Wednesday night. The hack lasted for about 40 mnutes until HBO was finally bale to regain control of its account and delete the tweets. During that time, the hacker wrote "OurMine are here, we are just testing your security." The hacker then urged HBO to visit 36

August 14, 2017 10:07 PM New Trump campaign emails show efforts to set up Russia meetings: report

New emails from President Trump’s campaign obtained by The Washington Post show that one staff member on multiple occasions tried to set up meetings between campaign and Russian officials. The Post in a report published Monday detailed the emails sent by George Papadopoulos, who was a volunteer on Trump’s campaign, from March through September of last year. Papadopoulos 21

August 9, 2017 1:25 PM Opposition Leader Claims Fraud in Kenya Election

Raila Odinga says the electoral commission’s computers were hacked to favor President Uhuru Kenyatta NAIROBI, Kenya—Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said Wednesday that a hacking attack had slanted the results of the country’s general election in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, fueling fears of a repeat of the violence that has marred previous 24

August 9, 2017 9:25 AM Kenya president takes strong lead in elections but opposition says results hacked

NAIROBI — Kenya’s president, Uhura Kenyatta took what appears to be an unassailable lead in elections, according to preliminary results from Kenya’s election commission, but his opponent on Wednesday called the results fraudulent, raising fears of political violence. Kenyatta is ahead of opposition leader Raila Odinga by a margin of 54-percent to 45-percent 27

August 1, 2017 12:44 PM Behind Fox News' Baseless Seth Rich Story: The Untold Tale

Behind Fox News' Baseless Seth Rich Story: The Untold Tale Mary Rich, the mother of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich, speaks at a press conference on Aug. 1, 2016. A lawsuit alleges Fox News and a wealthy Trump supporter intended to deflect public attention from growing concern about the administration's ties to the Russian government by concocting a story 42

July 31, 2017 10:46 PM HBO Says It Was Hacked, Some Programming Stolen

Hackers claim to have stolen information related to HBO's Game of Thrones, allegedly including written material from an upcoming episode. HBO has confirmed a hack occurred, but not what information was acquired. Here, Samwell Tarly (John Bradley) sits with some written material of his own. HBO says it has been hacked, and that the perpetrators have acquired 23

July 28, 2017 10:30 AM Russia demands U.S. reduce diplomatic staff in new round of conflict over election hacking

MOSCOW — Russia announced Friday it would seize U.S. diplomatic properties and demand that the State Department reduce its staff in Russia, a tit-for-tat punishment that the Russian Foreign Ministry said was spurred by a financial sanctions bill now awaiting a signature from President Trump. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the U.S. Embassy 24