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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

Apr 26 2018

Uber to update 'bug bounty' policies after 2016 data breach: executive

SAN FRANCISCO Uber on Thursday plans to announce changes to how it rewards cyber researchers who report flaws in its software, a company executive told Reuters, as part of the ride-hailing firm's response to concerns raised about the way it handled a data breach in 2016.

Apr 25 2018

North Korea's elite quitting Facebook, concealing internet activity: researcher

WASHINGTON North Korea's ruling class has in recent months abandoned Western social media sites such as Facebook , Instagram and Alphabet's Google and dramatically increased its use of tools that cloak internet activity, according to cyber security research published on Wednesday.

Apr 24 2018

U.S. regulator fines Altaba $35 million over 2014 Yahoo email hack

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO U.S. regulators fined Altaba Inc, the company formerly known as Yahoo! Inc, $35 million on Tuesday to settle charges that kept its massive 2014 cyber security breach a secret from investors for more than two years.

Apr 17 2018

U.S. official warns of 'unintended consequences' of European data privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen warned on Tuesday that a European data privacy law taking effect next month may have "unintended consequences" that harm the United States' ability to protect itself from cyber attacks.

Apr 17 2018

Tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, vow not to aid government cyber attacks

SAN FRANCISCO Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other global technology companies on Tuesday announced a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks.

Apr 17 2018

Tech firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, vow not to aid government cyber attacks

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17 Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other global technology companies on Tuesday announced a joint pledge not to assist any government in offensive cyber attacks.

Apr 16 2018

White House cyber czar to leave, return to NSA

SAN FRANCISCO White House cyber security coordinator Rob Joyce will leave his post and return to the National Security Agency, a White House official said on Monday.

Apr 12 2018

Facebook's Zuckerberg unscathed by congressional grilling, stock rises

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg fielded 10 hours of questions over two days from nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers and emerged largely unscathed and considerably richer. | Video

Apr 12 2018

Zuckerberg resists effort by U.S. senators to commit him to regulation

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday navigated through the first of two U.S. congressional hearings without making any further promises to support new legislation or change how the social network does business. | Video

Apr 11 2018

Second day of U.S. congressional hearings awaits Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, April 11 Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg returns to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for more questioning by lawmakers who have a rare chance to air grievances about the company directly to the head of the world's largest social media network.

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