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Uber Concealed Cyberattack That Exposed 57 Million People’s Data

(Bloomberg)  Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing company ousted Joe Sullivan, chief security officer, and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps. Compromised data from […]

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MGM is in crisis as hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims accuse the Mandalay Bay of missing red flags

(Business Insider)  Hundreds of victims of the Las Vegas shooting have filed lawsuits against the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and its parent company MGM Resorts International. Several lawsuits — the largest of which was filed on behalf of 450 people — attempt to hold MGM legally liable for the shooting, which killed 58 people and injured […]

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Mueller Requests Documents and Emails on Holder, Lynch, Obama from Justice Department

(True Pundit)  U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s sweeping investigation into President Donald Trump’s White House just expanded to President Barack Obama’s White House, True Pundit has learned. Mueller’s probe has also expanded into the tenures of Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch in their official roles as U.S. attorney general during Obama’s two terms in the […]

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Lerner, Paz say they fear physical harm from enraged public, want IRS testimony sealed permanently

(Washington Times)  Former IRS executive Lois G. Lerner told a federal court last week that members of her family, including “young children,” face death threats and a real risk of physical harm if her explanation of the tea party targeting scandal becomes public. Ms. Lerner and Holly Paz, her deputy at the IRS, filed documents […]

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Secrecy surrounds sexual harassment settlements in Congress

  (McClatchy DC Bureau)  WASHINGTON — State governments’ practice of spending taxpayer funds to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against legislators and staff has created an uproar in California’s Legislature and other statehouses around the country. Now a picture is emerging of how the U.S. Congress is doing the same thing, with less fanfare and even less […]

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White House Cyber Chief: ‘There Will be Compromise’ on U.S. Surveillance Program

(Washington Free Beacon)  White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce said Wednesday the administration will have to compromise with Congress on legislation reauthorizing U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct surveillance on foreigners abroad without a warrant. The Trump administration has pushed against changes to the sweeping surveillance program, referred to as Section 702, but Joyce said a […]