Election

02.18.17
FBI has three probes looking into Russia's election hacking
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FBI has three probes looking into Russia's election hacking

Each investigation focuses on a different aspect of Russia's influence campaign.

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02.06.17
Facebook and Google tackle fake news ahead of French elections
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Facebook and Google tackle fake news ahead of French elections

The tech companies teamed with major news organizations on a series of verification tools.

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01.15.17
Facebook tests fake news filtering outside of the US
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Facebook tests fake news filtering outside of the US

A trial run in Germany could influence an election and keep Facebook out of trouble.

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01.06.17
US intelligence releases report linking Russia to election hacks
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US intelligence releases report linking Russia to election hacks

Officials believe Putin directly ordered a campaign to discredit Clinton and support Trump.

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01.05.17
FBI says DNC wouldn't give it direct access to hacked servers
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FBI says DNC wouldn't give it direct access to hacked servers

It had to turn to third-party data to get answers on Russia's possible involvement.

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12.15.16
Hacker breaches the US agency that certifies voting machines
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Hacker breaches the US agency that certifies voting machines

The US EAC does not administer elections itself, but it does certify the machines used.

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12.14.16
NBC News: US intelligence has info tying Putin to election hacking
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NBC News: US intelligence has info tying Putin to election hacking

Anonymous sources say there is evidence Putin directed how to use hacked DNC info.

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