Category Archives: DNC & Podesta Leaks

Russian Hackers — Evgeniy Bogachev aka “Umbro” aka “Lucky12345”

“It is believed GOZ [GameOver Zeus] is responsible for more than one million computer infections, resulting in financial losses of more than $100 million.” FBI ‘wanted poster’ for Mr Bogachev According to the NYT, Dutch Intel Agencies have provided information to … Continue reading

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Acts of War in Cyberspace

“One of the big problems we face with cyber is that it hasn’t really been discussed internationally about what is the acceptable use of cyber-powers, where the red lines are and what happens when those red lines are crossed.” Sir … Continue reading

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Russian Media Reveal Identity of Third FSB Officer Arrested on Charges of Treason

“Sergei Mikhailov, a top cybersecurity specialist in the FSB, and his deputy Dmitry Dokuchaev are being accused of breaking their oath and working with the CIA.” Interfax News Agency On December 4 2016, the Federal Security Service (FSB) arrested Ruslan Stoyanov, the … Continue reading

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International Law and Cyber Warfare. From the Tallinn Manual to a Digital Geneva Convention?

“Moscow’s hacking and dumping of Democratic emails to WikiLeaks is not an initiation of armed conflict. It’s not a violation of the U.N. Charter’s prohibition on the use of force. It’s not a situation that would allow the U.S. to … Continue reading

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RUSSIA: FSB Shaken by a Major Reshuffle

“One might think this would be a good time for Russian cyber intelligence officials, credited as they are with hacking and leaking Democratic emails that may have altered the course of the U.S. presidential election. One would be wrong.” Emily … Continue reading

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The Moscow Four: What story hides behind the arrest of Russia’s top cybercrime investigators?

“We get orders from government structures and from private individuals. But we say we are an independent team. It’s just that often it’s impossible to tell who the client is. Sometimes we get information for intermediaries, without knowing who the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Cryptic Comment on the DNC Leaks

“The conclusions of the intelligence community with respect to the Russian hacking were not conclusive as to whether WikiLeaks was witting or not in being the conduit through which we heard about the DNC e-mails that were leaked.” President Obama … Continue reading

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Intel Report Suspiciously Anachronistic

“The weight of evidence for an extraordinary claim must be proportioned to its strangeness.” Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749–1827) The report, released Friday, outlines how Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to hurt Hillary Clinton and help President-elect Donald Trump by using by … Continue reading

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CIA Accusations are Unproven, Dangerous and Beyond Hypocrisy

“Wouldn’t it be a good idea for the CIA to at least have hard evidence before the spy agency precipitated a nuclear war?” Robert Parry According to a declassified assessment, the CIA (backed up by the NSA  and the FBI) … Continue reading

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‘Russia Hacking’: The Facts about Obama’s Warning Message to Putin

“International law, including the law for armed conflict, applies to actions in cyberspace. We will hold Russia to those standards.” US Message to Moscow over the Red Phone on October 31 2016 On October 31 2016, US president Obama sent … Continue reading

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