US Senate in Russian hackers' crosshairs, cybersecurity firm says

PARIS (AP) — The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said Friday.

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Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab a 'danger' to US security, senator warns

Prominent cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab poses a danger to U.S. security, warns Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who is pushing to prohibit the federal government from using the Moscow-based company’s products.

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After NSA tool used in Petya cyberattack, congressman urges agency to thwart malware

Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu wants the National Security Agency to stop the crippling Petya ransomware from spreading, if it can.

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In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group's Kremlin ties

For those searching for stronger evidence of Russia’s connection to the hack of the Democratic National Committee, the tale of an infected Ukrainian Android cellphone app may help, according to a cybersecurity firm.

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Obama staffers taking over Silicon Valley

On the first day of the Democratic National Convention last month, Demetrios Marantis walked into a reception wearing jeans, an open-collared shirt, a little too much stubble and a suntan.

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Wikileaks DNC email dump sparks malware fears

The trove of leaked Democratic National Committee emails posted to Wikileaks on July 22 has sparked concerns about malware as users access the vast trove of documents.

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Hacker Guccifer 2.0 claims new DNC data leak

Another batch of documents has purportedly been leaked from the Democratic National Committee’s servers by the hacker who goes by the name ‘Guccifer 2.0’. The files describe some democrats as “wobbly” on the controversial Iran nuclear deal and provide details of major celebrity donors such as director Steven Spielberg and actor Tom Hanks.

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Twitter to Carry Live Convention Coverage on the Web


Twitter will stream CBS News’ live coverage of the Republication and Democratic National Conventions, the companies announced Monday. Twitter and CBS previously partnered on one of each party’s presidential primary debates. In both instances, CBS’ coverage included real-time metrics and curated tweets, and questions Twitter users submitted during the broadcasts were put to the candidates. “Twitter is the fastest way to find out what’s happening in politics and to have a discussion about it,” said Twitter CFO Anthony Noto.

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Clinton Issues Clarion Call to Boost Tech in the US


Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential candidate, this week unveiled a technology and innovation agenda that calls for a broader commitment to improving computer science and STEM education, expansion of broadband Internet to the entire United States, and deployment of 5G wireless networks. Clinton’s plan calls for advancing high-tech training in American schools through collaboration with nonprofits and the private sector to train up to 50,000 computer science teachers in the next decade.

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Russian hackers had access to all DNC email communcations, co-founder of security firm says

The co-founder of the security firm that investigated the dual cyber breaches of the Democratic National Committee’s computer network told Fox News on Tuesday one of the Russian-government linked intelligence groups responsible for the cyberattack had access to all email communications coming into the organization.

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Russian government-affiliated hackers breach DNC, take research on Donald Trump

Hackers affiliated with the Russian government have breached the Democratic National Committee’s computer network, gaining access to opposition research on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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Bernie Sanders bemoans Apple's overseas supply chain, tax avoidance strategy

Article Image In a recent interview, candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Bernie Sanders took issue with Apple’s reliance on Chinese manufacturing partners, a position voiced earlier in the campaign cycle by Republican demagogue Donald Trump.

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Apple battery suppliers use cobalt mined by chid laborers, report says

Article Image An Amnesty International investigation of cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo claims child labor is being used to acquire cobalt, which is subsequently used in the production of lithium-ion batteries purchased by tech companies like Apple.

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Apple battery suppliers use cobalt mined by child laborers, report says

Article Image An Amnesty International investigation of mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo claims child labor is being used to acquire cobalt, a mineral used in the production of lithium-ion batteries purchased by tech companies like Apple.

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