Trust Digest 163 (October 31, 2016)

FBI in Internal Feud Over Hillary Clinton Probe
The surprise disclosure that agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation are taking a new look at Hillary Clinton’s email use lays bare, just days before the election, tensions inside the bureau and the Justice Department over how to investigate the Democratic presidential nominee.  
Key Words: Hillary Clinton, FBI  
Trust Issues: Transparency, Risk Tolerance  

Boy’s Cardiac Death Led to Misuse of Genetic Test, Study Says  
A 13-year-old boy’s sudden cardiac death led doctors to wrongly diagnose more than 20 of his relatives with a potentially lethal heart disorder in a case that illustrates the potential for genetic testing to go wrong. 
Key Words: Genetic testing, wrongful diagnose  
Trust Issues: Capability, Risk Tolerance 

Drugmakers Turn Cheap Generics Into Expensive Pills 
Many drugs have active ingredients that can be purchased for a fraction of the cost.
Key Words: Drugmakers, generic drugs  
Trust Issues: Transparency, Honesty, Capability 

Disconnect Between Silicon Valley and Regulators Over Health Technologies, 23andMe CEO Says  
Genetic-testing company 23andMe Inc. Chief Executive Anne Wojcicki said there is a disconnect between Silicon Valley and the U.S. regulatory system over how to view new health-related technologies.  
Key Words: Silicon Valley, Regulators, Health Technology  
Trust Issues: Conflict of Interests, Adjustment 

Dyn Says Cyberattack Has Ended, Investigation Continues  
Web service provider Dyn on Saturday said the massive internet attack that rendered many popular internet sites unreachable for parts of Friday has ended, though its engineers were still investigating how it happened.  
Key Words: Cyberattack, Dyn  
Trust Issues: Transparency, Honesty, Capability  

Fraud Cases Popping Up in New Jersey Four Years After Sandy  
New Jersey officials are still addressing a flood of fraud complaints related to superstorm Sandy four years after it slammed ashore. Prosecutors are investigating or have filed criminal charges in 161 cases involving more than $15 million in alleged fraud stemming from the storm, according to the state attorney general’s office and prosecutors in Ocean County, one of the counties hit hardest by the storm. 
Key Words: Sandy, fraud, New Jersey  
Trust Issues: Transparency, Honesty  

Algorithm Red Flags Potentially Dangerous Domain Names at Time of Purchase    
A machine-learning algorithm that can detect malicious domain names as soon as they’re purchased has peaked the interest of at least one corporate IT executive. Invented by five researchers at Princeton University and the University of California, the code works by scanning for 22 “features,” or red flags that are consistent with suspicious behavior.  
Key Words: Malicious domain names, algorithm  
Trust Issues: Capability, Risk Tolerance, Situational Adjustment    

The E.U.’s most powerful antitrust advocate has taken on Apple. And she’s not done yet.  
Margrethe Vestager is on a crusade against companies that she says abuse their power. 
Key Words: E.U., antitrust  
Trust Issues: Conflict of Interests, Transparency 

Ukrainians shocked as politicians declare vast wealth    
An anti-corruption reform requiring senior Ukrainian officials to declare their wealth online has exposed a vast difference between the fortunes of politicians and those they represent. 
Key Words: Ukraine, politicians  
Trust Issues: Transparency, Adjustment 

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