Russian hackers scanning US energy companies
FBI rather concerned
The untouchables have warned that Russian hackers have been scanning the systems of energy companies and other critical infrastructure in the United States.
Hackers hit UK political parties
Russian into western politics again
Hackers have been hitting Britain’s two main political parties attempting to force political websites offline with a flood of malicious traffic just weeks ahead of a national election.
Republican senators fight to keep hackers in the US elections
Putin is helping us to win why should we stop him?
The Republican-controlled Senate has defeated a push by Democrats to set aside an additional $250 million for states to upgrade their voting systems to protect against hacking and other cyberattacks.
Facebook deletes Russian troll factory accounts
Hundreds of accounts closed
Facebook has deleted hundreds of Russian accounts and pages associated with a “troll factory” indicted by U.S. prosecutors for fake activist and political posts in the 2016 US election campaign.
FBI failed to warn officials about Russian hacker
Despite knowing what he was up to
The FBI failed to notify scores of US officials that a Russian hacker was trying to break into their personal Gmail accounts despite having evidence for at least a year that Kremlin hackers were after them.
Russians confirm hacking Intel’s ME
Oh those Russians
The Russian outfit which claimed to hack Intel's secretive Management Engine has given some more details as to how it did it.
Kaspersky being ripped out of US systems
Customers fear the Russians
Despite having one of the better Anti-virus systems, Kaspersky is being ripped out of US networks over fears that it is a little to close to Tsar Putin’s elite teams of hackers.
Russian press admits Putin’s trolls targeted activists
Russian troll factory paid US activists to help fund protests
A respected Russian media outlet has concluded that Russian trolls posing as Americans made payments to genuine activists in the US to help fund protest movements on socially divisive issues.
Security experts warn against Kaspersky
Former NSA cybersecurity analysts think it is too risky
Two former NSA security experts have warned those who are concerned about privacy or have sensitive information against using Kaspersky software
Russian spammer fears death if he is extradited
The US military will torture him for Putin's secrets
Russian hacker and alleged spam kingpin Peter Levashov, who was arrested in Spain on a US warrant, said that if he is extradited to the US he will be tortured and dead in a year.