John Podesta

mueller investigation

Basic Digital Security Could Have Prevented One of the Biggest Political Scandals in American History

Russia hacked the Clinton campaign in large part because John Podesta didn't bother to turn on two-factor authentication.
Jason Koebler
Internet Insecurity

Update: Zuckerberg Said He ‘Misspoke’ About Alerting Campaigns to Russian Hacking Attempts

Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Facebook’s security team identified Russian government hackers targeting US presidential campaigns and notified them of the hack attempts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Comey Hearing

Comey: Russians Targeted ‘Hundreds’ of Entities in Election Hacking

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony is a solid reminder that the Russian hacking campaign went far beyond the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta.
Joseph Cox
Internet Insecurity

New: Russian Hackers Targeted Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Email Ahead of the 2016 Election

New evidence shows that during their wide-ranging hacking campaign, Russian hackers tried to hack 6,730 people with 19,315 phishing links.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Donald Trump

'Pizzagate' Conspiracy Meme Reaches Its Natural Conclusion—With Shots Fired

On Sunday, a gunman entered Comet Ping Pong to "self-investigate" what's come to be known as "pizzagate".
Michael Byrne

Hillary’s IT Guy Was Confident Phishing Email Wasn’t a Phishing Email

Even the tech nerds of the Clinton campaign fell for the phishing email sent by Russian hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Hillary Clinton

Would You Click on These Fake Gmail Alerts?

It’s easy to make fun of people for clicking on phishing emails, but some of them are harder to spot than others.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell’s Gmail Accounts

New evidence proves Russian hackers were behind the hack on Podesta, connecting the dots on different parts of the complex hacking campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Clinton Campaign Considered Accepting Virtual Currency Donations

And it wasn't bitcoin.
Jordan Pearson
Motherboard Blog

The White House's Big Data Review is a Chance to Get Privacy Right

But, this will all be for naught if Obama quietly responds to the review group's finding.
DJ Pangburn