Trump has two secure iPhones, but the Chinese are still listening

President Trump has three iPhones — two of them are “secure” and his third is a regular personal design. But whenever the commander-in-chief takes a entitle, his adversaries are said to be listening. That’s according to a brand-new report by…

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Fake news threat to democracy report gets back-burner response from UK govt

The UK government has repudiated a parliamentary committee’s call for a excise on social media firms to fund digital literacy lessons to combat the impact of disinformation online. The recommendation of a impose on social media programmes was made by…

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Vladimir Putin sympathises with Nurmagomedov over McGregor brawl

Vladimir Putin has congratulated Khabib Nurmagomedov on his victory at UFC 229, and sympathised with the fighter over his actions at the end of the bout Vladimir Putin has congratulated Khabib Nurmagomedov on his victory over Conor McGregor at UFC…

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Twitter widens its view of bad actors to fight election fiddlers

Twitter has announced more changes to its rules to try to make it harder for people to use its platform to spread politically charged disinformation and thereby erode democratic processes. In an update on its “elections integrity work” yesterday, the company…

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Donald Trump hits back after attorney general’s public rebuke

US president tweets that Jeff Sessions should look into all of the decay by political foes Donald Trump hit back at the US us attorney general on Friday, pressing him to focus his attention on Trump’s long schedule of foes…

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Tech Giants Are Becoming Defenders of Democracy. Now What?

On Tuesday, a trifecta of tech corporations announced that they had thwarted what appear to be significant cyberattacks from Russia and Iran. First, Microsoft CEO Brad Smith declared that the company had caught another round of phishing attempts on political…

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Facebook and Twitter remove hundreds of accounts linked to Iranian and Russian political meddling

Facebook has removed hundreds of notes and pages for what it announces” arranged inauthentic behaviour ,” generally networks of ostensibly independent shops that were in fact ensure centrally by Russia and Iran. Some of these accountings were identified as much…

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Facebook reveals political influence campaign tied to Iranian state media

Dirty deeds . Image: Dominic Lipinski – PA Images/ getty Stop me if you’ve hear this one before. On Tuesday afternoon Facebook released yet another detailed ogle at an elaborate political influence expedition taking advantage of its programme. Harmonizing to…

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Paul Manafort’s lawyers conclude case without calling any witnesses

Trumps ex-campaign chairpeople law unit concluded their action, reopen the move for shutting arguings and for a jury take decisions on a verdict Lawyers for onetime Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort concluded their occurrence on Tuesday without announcing any…

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Exclusive: Hacked Emails Take Us Inside the Billionaires Club Around Vladimir Putin

At first glance, little differentiates Andrey Pavlov from millions of other wealthy Russians who do business in the West. The advocate, who turned 40 last year, wanders across Europe’s luxury resorts, stays in five-star inns, gobbles in the best restaurants,…

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