James Murdoch Troubled by Trump’s Response to Charlottesville, Will Donate to Anti-Defamation League

James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox, said in a letter to friends that he was troubled by President Trump’s response to the white supremacist-fueled deadly violence in Charlottesville, adding he plans to donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. “[W]hat we watched this last week in Charlottesville and the reaction to it by […]

James Murdoch Rips Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

Simon Wilkinson/SWPix.com/REX Shutterstock James Murdoch, the CEO of 21st Century Fox, has spoken out against President Donald Trump’s controversial reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. In a memo to colleagues, Murdoch called the violence, in which one woman was killed and 19 others were injured after a car plowed into counter-protesters […]

Personal data of 1.8 million Chicago voters accidentally exposed by vendor

Data on 1.8 million Chicago voters, including addresses, phone numbers and partial Social Security numbers, were left exposed on a downloadable cloud-storage site operated by an Omaha election-services company until a cybersecurity researcher discovered it, the company said Thursday. The data appeared to have been produced for the November 2016 election and were discovered by […]

1.8 million Chicago voter records exposed online

A voting machine company exposed 1.8 million Chicago voter records after misconfiguring a security setting on the server that stored them. Election Systems & Software (ES&S), the Nebraska-based voting software and election management company, confirmed the leak on Thursday. In a blog post, the company said the voter data leak contained names, addresses, birthdates, partial […]

Info on 1.8M Chicago voters was publicly accessible, now removed from cloud service: election officials

A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about Chicago’s 1.8 million registered voters was published online and publicly accessible for an unknown period of time, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners said Thursday. The acknowledgment came days after a data security researcher alerted officials to the existence of the unsecured […]

Trump scraps infrastructure council plan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump talked about expediting infrastructure projects earlier this week President Trump is dropping plans to create an advisory group on infrastructure, a day after two other business panels were dissolved. The president has faced a backlash from business leaders over his remarks this week on white supremacists. A […]

Trump kills advisory panel on infrastructure needs – Washington Times

Washington Times Trump kills advisory panel on infrastructure needsWashington TimesPresident Donald Trump holds up a flow-chart while speaking to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in New York. With Trump are from l-r., National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin …More on Trump abandons plan for Council […]