Twitter and two-factor authentication. Privacy concerns. The US Senate Intelligence Committee reports on Russian troll farms. Turla is back with some new tricks.

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Twitter says it’s sorry is anything might have inadvertently happened with users’ email addresses and phone numbers, and that it’s taking steps to stop whatever might have happened from happening again. If anything actually happened. Other concerns about privacy surface elsewhere. The US Senate Intelligence Committee issues its report on influence operations in the 2016 elections. Kaspersky ties a sophisticated malware campaign to Turla. Ben Yelin from UMD CHHS on a DARPA-inspired program exploring the possibility of using predictive technology to identify dangerous individuals. Guest is Neill Sciarrone from Trinity Cyber, discussing her career and the importance of attracting women to cyber.

For links to all of today's stories check our our CyberWire daily news brief:

https://thecyberwire.com/issues/issues2019/October/CyberWire_2019_10_09.html

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