Russia tries to hack vaccine developments, and celebs fall victim to a Bitcoin scandal

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Today the U.S., U.K., and Canada accused Russian spies of attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine research. Illustration taken April 10, 2020. Photo credit: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Today the U.S., U.K., and Canada accused Russian spies of trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research. On Wednesday, there was a massive security breach at Twitter. The accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Kanye West were all hacked in a bitcoin scam.

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Guest:
Casey Newton - Silicon Valley editor of The Verge, an online tech magazine - @caseynewton

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Rosalie Atkinson, Brian Hardzinski, Caleigh Wells, Angie Perrin