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Russian cyber criminals teaming up with Chinese hackers
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Meeting with White Rose and the dark army

There's some unusual activity brewing on Russian-speaking cybercrime forums, where hackers appear to be reaching out to Chinese counterparts for collaboration in a move which sounds like a sub plot for Mr Robot.

Russia arrests top Russian cybersecurity company boss
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Charges him with treason

Russia has arrested Ilya Sachkov, the chief executive of top Russian cybersecurity company Group IB, on suspicion of state treason and will hold him in custody for two months.

G7 asks Russia to reign in ransomware attacks
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It asked nicely

G7 member states have asked Russia and other countries to crack down on ransomware gangs operating within their borders.

Russian criminals cut US fuel supplies
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Regional emergency declared

US president Biden is to declare a regional emergency after Russian criminals took out a pipeline that supplies 45 percent of the fuel supplies for the Eastern US in a Ransomware attack.

Russian spooks mount an offensive against Western vaccines
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Undermining confidence

Russian intelligence agencies have mounted a campaign to undermine Pfizer's and other Western vaccines' confidence, using online publications that have questioned the vaccines' development and safety in recent months.

Trump website hacked
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Wednesday, 28 October 2020 12:27

Trump website hacked

Stumped on the stump

Donald Trump's campaign website suffered a cyber attack yesterday with hackers claiming to have dug deep into the president's private matters.

Snowden is now a permanent Russian resident
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Friday, 23 October 2020 12:20

Snowden is now a permanent Russian resident

Even if he would like to come back

Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer said.

Russian firm intros Vimana (विमान) - flying Hindu taxis
Published in Transportation

Flying high as a Red Kite

A company is testing automobiles that may introduce you to car parking spaces in paradise you’ve never been before.

Russia might force Apple to drop its tax
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Thursday, 03 September 2020 11:27

Russia might force Apple to drop its tax

But Putin wants 30 percent cut

A new bill submitted as draft legislation to Russia's lower house of parliament wants to see the commission taken by app store owners limited to just 20 percent.

Russians might be behind Kiwi stock exchange outage
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Fancy Bear likely candidate

Russian hackers associated with Csar Vlad Putin may have taken down the New Zealand stock exchange for two days.