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Are Putin’s teams out to slow down 5G adoption?
Published in Mobiles


Fake news targeting 5G


Conspiracy nuts are starting to target 5G development based on what Infowars and Russian backed fake news sites are telling them.

Russian hackers tried to discredit Mueller probe
Published in News


Stole evidence and then edited it

Russian hackers attempted to gather evidence to discredit the investigation into the involvement of President Putin in getting Donald (Prince of Orange) elected in 2016.

Russian hackers had another crack at the DMC
Published in News


Hoping to repeat their success in getting their candidate elected 

Russian hackers had a crack at the US DMC servers during the last mid-term elections in the hope of repeating their success in getting their presidential candidate elected.

Facebook slashes more Russian accounts
Published in News
Friday, 18 January 2019 12:03

Facebook slashes more Russian accounts


Some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik

Facebook has removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, which it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour on its platforms.

FCC claims Russia meddled in net neutrality debate
Published in News


Apparently, they were in favour of it

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has admitted that around 500,000 comments submitted during the net neutrality public comment period were linked to Russian email addresses.

Russians were pulling Facebook data
Published in News
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:21

Russians were pulling Facebook data


UK Commons committee has discovered

A UK Commons committee chair said that a seized trove of Facebook documents reveals that a company engineer flagged Russian "entities"  using a Pinterest API to pull billions of points of Facebook data every day in 2014.

Russian outfit claims to be legit news outlet
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 11:57

Russian outfit claims to be legit news outlet


We are not Putin's mouthpiece, and we want its Facebook account back

A Russian company whose accountant was charged by federal prosecutors for attempting to meddle in US elections has sued Facebook claiming it is a legitimate news outlet and wants its account back.

Russia demands the DNC hacking case is thrown out
Published in News


Diplomatic immunity

The Russian Federation has responded to a lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee and has requested the overseeing court to throw out the lawsuit.

Russians jammed US GPS
Published in News
Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:45

Russians jammed US GPS


Military exercise embarrassment

Russian spooks showed how they could shut down the entire US war machine by jamming GPS during a major NATO military exercise in Norway leaving them with the equivalent of Apple Maps.

Trump, Russia and China refuse to sign online threats agreement
Published in News


Ignoring French call

French President Emmanuel Macron is joining with US technology giants, including Microsoft,  pushing for governments and companies worldwide to sign up for a new initiative aimed at establishing regulations for the internet, to fight such online threats as cyber-attacks, hate speech and online censorship.