Category Archives: Russia

French 2017 Presidential Election — Facebook and Google to tackle ‘fake news’ stories

“For so long, we had resisted having standards about whether something’s newsworthy because we did not consider ourselves a service that was predominantly for the distribution of news. And that was wrong! We have a responsibility here. I think we … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’ [UPDATE March 22 2017]

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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FBI charges FSB spy jailed in Moscow on charges of ‘High Treason’

“The department of justice is continuing to send a powerful message that we will not allow individuals, groups, nation-states, or a combination of them to compromise the privacy of our citizens, the economic interests of our companies or the security … Continue reading

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UK Boris Johnson: ‘No Evidence Russia trying to disrupt UK democracy’

“We have no evidence that the Russians are actually involved in trying to undermine our democratic processes at the moment.” Foreign Minister Boris Johnson Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) — part of the GCHQ spying agency —  has written … Continue reading

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RUSSIA: FSB to employ the leader of the Shaltay Boltay hacker group

“The [Shaltay Boltay] group is famous for their attacks of email addresses and other means of communication of  persons like Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, News Media CEO Aram Gabrelyanov, former head of Ministry of Defense … Continue reading

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Inside the Intrigue of ‘Russia’s Cyberattacks’

“Looks like Sergey [Mikhailov] and Ruslan [Ruslan Stoyanov] were looking for various “scapegoats” who were easy to track down and who had a lot of criminal evidence collected against them, and then reported them to iDefence through Kimberly [Zenz]. This was … 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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Former Mossad chief: “Mike Flynn was very experienced. Maybe, he has been thrown under the bus.”

“Maybe Flynn made a mistake even with no intention, but that can happen to anyone. I don’t think we need to worry that our intelligence will go to Russia.” Former MOSSAD Boss Danny Yatom   Since the election of Mr Trump, … Continue reading

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WHITE HOUSE: “The president did not yell at the CIA Director.”

“The president did not yell at the CIA director.” White House Spokesperson — Saturday 18 2017 On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal had reported that U.S. intelligence officials have kept information from Mr. Trump because they feared it could be … Continue reading

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