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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

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.

Jul 19 2018

U.S. energy regulator wants more disclosure of cyber attacks

The U.S. government on Thursday asked power generators to disclose more information about cyber attacks amid growing concern that foreign hackers could disrupt the electric grid.

May 30 2018

U.S. warns again on hacks it blames on North Korea

The U.S. government on Tuesday released an alert with technical details about a series of cyber attacks stretching back to at least 2009 that it blamed on the North Korean government.

May 30 2018

U.S. judge dismisses Kaspersky suits to overturn government ban

A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday dismissed two lawsuits by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab that sought to overturn bans on the use of the security software maker's products in U.S. government networks.

May 29 2018

U.S. warns again on hacks it blames on North Korea

The U.S. government on Tuesday released an alert with technical details about a series of cyber attacks stretching back to at least 2009 that it blamed on the North Korean government.

May 23 2018

U.S. seeks to take control of infected routers from hackers

TORONTO/KIEV The U.S. government said late on Wednesday that it would seek to wrestle hundreds of thousands of infected routers and storage devices from the control of hackers who security researchers warned were planning to use the "botnet" to attack Ukraine. | Video

May 23 2018

Cyber firms warn on suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine

May 23 Cisco Systems Inc on Wednesday warned that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with highly sophisticated malicious software, possibly in preparation for another massive cyber attack on Ukraine.

May 11 2018

Symantec tumbles on disclosure of whistleblower probe

Symantec Corp shares lost a third of their value on Friday after the cyber-security firm disclosed its board's audit committee was investigating "concerns" raised by a former employee and that it might have to restate results. | Video

May 08 2018

Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch

Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as "hashing". | Video

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