An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes, during the world's largest yearly hacking convention, DEFCON 26, organizers of the event said. More than 30 children hacked a variety of other similar state replica websites in under a half hour. ... Nico Sell, the co-founder of the the non-profit r00tz Asylum, which teaches children how to become hackers and helped organize the event, said an 11-year-old girl also managed to make changes to the same Florida replica website in about 15 minutes, tripling the number of votes found there.
North Korea blasted the U.S. on Saturday for making what it called "robber-like" demands in meetings between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Pyongyang officials, calling the attitude and stance of American officials "regrettable."
Former House and Senate Budget Committee aide Stan Collender: To say we're all being played by House and Senate Republicans and the Trump administration when it comes to the deficit is my polite way of saying that the GOP is operating the federal equivalent of a huge budget bunco game. Think of it as three-card monte with you betting billions on which card is the queen of hearts and you'll get the idea. read more