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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 16 2017

Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers

SINGAPORE The WannaCry malware that spread to more than 100 countries in a few hours is throwing up several surprises for cybersecurity researchers, including how it gained its initial foothold, how it spread so fast and why the hackers are not making much money from it.

May 15 2017

For some ransomware victims, hard lessons

SINGAPORE/HANOI The WannaCry ransomware worm that hobbled big institutions and businesses at the weekend, including FedEx and Britain's National Health Service, also indiscriminately caught many smaller victims across Asia, from hoteliers to Chinese students.

May 15 2017

Multinationals in Vietnam targeted by hackers linked to government: report

SINGAPORE Hackers either working for the Vietnamese government or on their behalf have broken into the computers of multinationals operating in the country as part of an increasingly sophisticated cyber espionage campaign, cyber security company FireEye said.

May 15 2017

Multinationals in Vietnam targeted by hackers linked to government - report

SINGAPORE Hackers either working for the Vietnamese government or on their behalf have broken into the computers of multinationals operating in the country as part of an increasingly sophisticated cyberespionage campaign, cybersecurity company FireEye said.

May 15 2017

For some ransomware victims, hard lessons

SINGAPORE/HANOI The WannaCry ransomware worm that hobbled big institutions and businesses at the weekend, including FedEx and Britain's National Health Service, also indiscriminately caught many smaller victims across Asia, from hoteliers to Chinese students.

May 14 2017

Multinationals in Vietnam targeted by hackers linked to government-report

SINGAPORE, May 15 Hackers either working for the Vietnamese government or on their behalf have broken into the computers of multinationals operating in the country as part of an increasingly sophisticated cyberespionage campaign, cybersecurity company FireEye said.

May 14 2017

Cyberangriff trifft Firmen weltweit - Renault-Produktion stockt

Paris/Singapur/Toronto Der großangelegte Hackerangriff hat am Wochenende weltweit Unternehmen in Alarmbereitschaft versetzt.

May 14 2017

Größter Hackerangriff weltweit könnte sich noch ausweiten

London/Singapur/Berlin Der weltweite Hackerangriff auf Computersysteme von Konzernen, Behörden und Privatleuten hat ein Rekordausmaß erreicht und könnte sich ab Montag weiter steigern.

May 13 2017

Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes

SINGAPORE/FRANKFURT A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday. | Video

May 13 2017

Asia assesses ransomware assault, extent may not be known until Monday

SINGAPORE Some hospitals, schools and universities in Asia were hit by a global cyber attack which infected tens of thousands of computers in Europe and the United States, but officials and researchers said the extent of any damage may not yet be known.

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