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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

Aug 10 2018

Hackers at convention test voting systems for bugs

LAS VEGAS Def Con, one of the world's largest security conventions, served as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines on Friday, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November U.S. elections.

Aug 10 2018

Hackers at convention to ferret out election system bugs

LAS VEGAS, Aug 10 Def Con, one of the world's largest hacker conventions, will serve as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines this week, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November U.S. elections.

Aug 04 2018

Facebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts say

WASHINGTON Creators of fake accounts and news pages on Facebook are learning from their past mistakes and making themselves harder to track and identify, posing new challenges in preventing the platform from being used for political misinformation, cyber security experts say. | Video

Aug 01 2018

U.S. charges three Ukrainians in payment card hacking spree

WASHINGTON Three Ukrainians have been arrested on criminal hacking charges including stealing payment card numbers, in attacks on more than 100 U.S. companies that cost businesses tens of millions of dollars, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.

Aug 01 2018

U.S. to announce arrest of Ukrainian hackers - sources

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 U.S. prosecutors have secured the arrests of several Ukrainians charged with stealing massive troves of data from American businesses, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Jul 31 2018

Pence vows to defend U.S. elections against foreign meddling

NEW YORK U.S. Vice President Mike Pence vowed on Tuesday to protect domestic elections from foreign interference, hours after Facebook said it had identified a new effort to use its site to influence November’s U.S. congressional elections.

Jul 31 2018

U.S. govt seeks to boost collaboration with industry on hacks

NEW YORK, July 31 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday said it will bolster collaboration with the private sector to defend the nation against cyber attacks by working more closely with industry to combat emerging threats.

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