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Northwest fast food chain hack exposed customer credit card data – TechCrunch

Northwest fast food chain hack exposed customer credit card data – TechCrunch A beloved regional burger chain in the Pacific Northwest is the latest fast food company to suffer a major data breach. Burgerville, headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, disclosed today that any customers who used a credit or debit card …

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Trump administration sues California over its brand-new net neutrality law – TechCrunch

Trump administration sues California over its brand-new net neutrality law – TechCrunch The Department of Justice announced on Sunday that it has filed a lawsuit against California to block its new net neutrality law, just hours after it was signed by governor Jerry Brown. The lawsuit was first reported by …

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White House says a draft executive order reviewing social media companies is not “official” – TechCrunch

White House says a draft executive order reviewing social media companies is not “official” – TechCrunch A draft executive order circulating around the White House “is not the result of an official White House policymaking process,” according to deputy White House press secretary, Lindsay Walters. According to a report in The …

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Justice Dept. says social media giants may be ‘intentionally stifling’ free speech – TechCrunch

Justice Dept. says social media giants may be ‘intentionally stifling’ free speech – TechCrunch The Justice Department has confirmed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has expressed a “growing concern” that social media giants may be “hurting competition” and “intentionally stifling” free speech and expression. The comments come as Facebook chief operating …

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Russians Indicted for US Election Hacks Used Bitcoin to Fund Operations

Russians Indicted for US Election Hacks Used Bitcoin to Fund Operations A group of Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday as part of an ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election allegedly used bitcoin to fund their operations. In the just-released indictment, prosecutors assert that the 12 named …

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Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks – TechCrunch

Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks – TechCrunch Just days before President Trump is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Department of Justice has leveled new charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly hacked the Democratic National Committee and the …

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The United States needs a Department of Cybersecurity – TechCrunch

The United States needs a Department of Cybersecurity – TechCrunch Ted Schlein, a general partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, focuses on early-stage technology companies in the enterprise software and infrastructure markets, including ventures within the networking and consumer security arenas. More posts by this contributor …

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