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DHS says 36 of 50 US states have installed third-party hardware to let the federal government monitor voting systems ahead of the midterms to prevent…

Christopher Bing / Reuters : DHS says 36 of 50 US states have installed third-party hardware to let the federal government monitor voting systems ahead of the midterms to prevent hacking   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of U.S. states has adopted technology that allows the federal government to see inside state …

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Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave withdraws invitation to French far right politician Marine Le Pen after having defended it in a Medium post (David…

David Gorman / The Irish Times : Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave withdraws invitation to French far right politician Marine Le Pen after having defended it in a Medium post   —  Web Summit founder rows back on Le Pen invitation ‘based on advice’  —  Updated:  —  Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave has rescinded an invitation …

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Unnamed Melbourne-based 16-year-old pleads guilty to repeatedly breaching Apple’s systems and downloading 90GB of sensitive files (Erin Pearson/The…

Erin Pearson / The Age : Unnamed Melbourne-based 16-year-old pleads guilty to repeatedly breaching Apple's systems and downloading 90GB of sensitive files   —  A Melbourne private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple's secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI.

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Current and former US officials say CIA’s communication system used for sources in China was compromised, leading to China executing ~30 US spies from…

Zach Dorfman / Foreign Policy : Current and former US officials say CIA's communication system used for sources in China was compromised, leading to China executing ~30 US spies from 2010-2012   —  The number of informants executed in the debacle is higher than initially thought.  —  It was considered one of the CIA's worst failures …

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Sources: President Trump has reversed classified Obama-era rules governing use of cyberweapons in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations…

Dustin Volz / Wall Street Journal : Sources: President Trump has reversed classified Obama-era rules governing use of cyberweapons in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations   —  It isn't clear what rules the president is adopting to replace the existing ones  —  President Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing …

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Two people, in their free time, have reported ~2,000 fake Facebook accounts posing as US military and are concerned about the company’s tools to catch…

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed : Two people, in their free time, have reported ~2,000 fake Facebook accounts posing as US military and are concerned about the company's tools to catch others   —  “We know we have more work to do,” Facebook said in a statement to BuzzFeed News.  —  Kathy Kostrub-Waters and Bryan Denny estimate they've spent …

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A look at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensics Research Lab and its partnership with Facebook as it works to spot the origins of online…

Issie Lapowsky / Wired : A look at the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensics Research Lab and its partnership with Facebook as it works to spot the origins of online disinformation   —  IN LATE JULY, a group of high-ranking Facebook executives organized an emergency conference call with reporters across the country.

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Samsung Galaxy Note9 review: compelling S Pen and performance updates will please power users, but it ships with Android Oreo and Bixby is still kind…

Cherlynn Low / Engadget : Samsung Galaxy Note9 review: compelling S Pen and performance updates will please power users, but it ships with Android Oreo and Bixby is still kind of a mess   —  The biggest, beastliest phone of the year is here, and, spoiler alert, the Galaxy Note 9 lives up to the lofty expectations.

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