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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

Jun 19 2018

China-based campaign breached satellite, defense companies: Symantec

SAN FRANCISCO A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.

Jun 19 2018

China-based campaign breached satellite, defense companies -Symantec

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19 A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.

Jun 13 2018

Apple to undercut popular law-enforcement tool for cracking iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc said on Wednesday it will change its iPhone settings to undercut the most popular means for law enforcement to break into the devices. | Video

Jun 13 2018

Apple to undercut popular law-enforcement tool for cracking iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO, June 13 Apple Inc said on Wednesday it will change its iPhone settings to undercut the most popular means for law enforcement to break into the devices.

Jun 01 2018

Apple approves update to messaging app Telegram amid Russia flap

SAN FRANCISCO Apple has approved an updated version of the Telegram messaging service, a day after Telegram complained that it had been prevented from getting software improvements into the hands of iPhone owners worldwide.

May 31 2018

Telegram messaging says Apple has prevented its updates since April

MOSCOW/SAN FRANCISCO Apple has prevented the Telegram messaging service from updating globally ever since Russia banned the service and ordered Apple to remove it from its online store, Telegram's chief executive and founder claimed on Thursday.

May 25 2018

FBI warns Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of routers

The FBI warned on Friday that Russian computer hackers had compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and could collect user information or shut down network traffic.

May 24 2018

Former FBI Director Comey says agency cannot fight foreign propaganda

LAS VEGAS Former U.S. FBI Director James Comey said that social media companies needed to "worry" about foreign political propaganda on their networks, but he had few ideas on how to counter it.

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 03 2018

Exclusive: Facebook CEO stops short of extending European privacy globally

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday that he agreed "in spirit" with a strict new European Union law on data privacy but stopped short of committing to it as the standard for the social network across the world. | Video

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