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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

Feb 13 2018

'Olympic Destroyer' malware targeted Pyeongchang Games: firms

Several U.S. cyber security firms said on Monday that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed "Olympic Destroyer" that was likely used in an attack on Friday's opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Feb 12 2018

'Olympic Destroyer' malware targeted Winter Olympics-researchers

Feb 12 Several U.S. cyber security firms said on Monday that they have uncovered a computer virus dubbed "Olympic Destroyer" that was likely used in an attack on Friday's opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Jan 28 2018

ATM makers warn of 'jackpotting' hacks on U.S. machines

Diebold Nixdorf Inc and NCR Corp, two of the world's largest ATM makers, have warned that cyber criminals are targeting U.S. cash machines with tools that force them to spit out cash in hacking schemes known as "jackpotting." | Video

Jan 27 2018

ATM maker warns of possible 'jackpotting' hacks on U.S. machines

Jan 27 ATM maker Diebold Nixdorf Inc warned banks that hackers may be targeting U.S. cash machines with tools that force them to spit out cash, the latest development to highlight the increasing threat hackers pose to financial firms.

Jan 25 2018

Canadian politician steps down, denies misconduct allegations

TORONTO/VANCOUVER The leader of the main opposition party in Canada's Ontario province on Thursday stepped down from his post after broadcaster CTV News reported allegations of sexual misconduct that he strongly denied.

Jan 25 2018

Wall Street to grill Intel on chip security flaws

Wall Street analysts will grill Intel Corp executives on how massive security flaws in its computer chips are impacting business when the company reports quarterly results on Thursday.

Jan 18 2018

Schneider Electric says bug in its technology exploited in hack

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. Schneider Electric SE said on Thursday that hackers had exploited a flaw in its technology in a watershed incident discovered last month that halted operations at an undisclosed industrial facility.

Jan 06 2018

Businesses cautious in installing patches to fix chip flaw

Chances that a fix to a major microchip security flaw may slow down or crash some computer systems are leading some businesses to hold off installing software patches, fearing the cure may be worse than the original problem. | Video

Jan 05 2018

Intel shares fall as investors worry about costs of chip flaw

(Reuters. - Intel Corp shares fell nearly 2 percent on Thursday as investors worried about the potential financial liability and reputational hit from recently disclosed security flaws in its widely used microprocessors. | Video

Dec 30 2017

Western Canada ice storms cause power outages during bitter cold spell

TORONTO Some 36,000 homes and businesses in British Columbia lost power due to ice storms in western Canada on Saturday, and workers rushed to restore service before nightfall as forecasters predicted extremely cold temperatures across the nation.

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