Computer hacking

New Mueller documents link Russia probe and impeachment inquiry

Illustration of Trump with, "The Special Counsel states that, 'while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him'" printed over his face.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Newly released documents from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation link the Russia probe and the current impeachment inquiry into the president, the Washington Post reports.

What's new: Digital news platform BuzzFeed successfully sued for the documents. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort suggested in 2016 that Ukraine could have been responsible for hacking the Democratic National Committee instead of Russia, the newly released internal memos show.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account hacked

In this image, Dorsey is speaking while wearing a shirt and a hoodie.
Dorsey at a 2018 interview at the Twitter India office in New Delhi, India. Photo: Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

An anonymous user or users posted racial slurs targeting African Americans and promoted Nazi Germany on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's hacked account Friday afternoon.

Why it matters: This raises concerns about the account security of other noteworthy figures, including presidents and prime ministers.