Russian ‘actors’ tried to interfere with Britain’s general election, U.K. government says

The United Kingdom said Thursday it was almost certain that “Russian actors” tried to interfere with its nationwide election last year. The news came just as British, American and Canadian officials also accused Russian intelligence agencies of trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that last year’s meddling involved unidentified […]

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Twitter hacking spree alarms experts concerned about the platform’s security

The extraordinary hacking spree that hit Twitter on Wednesday, leading it to briefly muzzle some of its most widely followed accounts, is drawing questions about the platform’s security and resilience in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election. Twitter said late Wednesday hackers obtained control of employee credentials to hijack accounts including those of Democratic […]

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