Russians confirm hacking Intel’s ME
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

WikiLeaks reveals Russian spying operations
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Putin running a similar operation to the US 

WikiLeaks, which has lately appeared to be the mouthpiece for Russian intelligence, has suddenly turned on its Kremlin masters.

FireEye spot spooks' Microsoft Office hack
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Pass the SOAP

FireEye found a malicious Microsoft Office RTF document which has all the hallmarks of being made by the CIA to hack Microsoft Office docs.

Russian spooks tried to game French election
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Used Facebook to try to sink Macron


Russian spooks had a crack at gaming the French elections using fake Facebook personas, according to a US congressman and two other people briefed on the effort.

Putin’s hackers hit Ireland’s power grid
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Putin and Trump will just say it is just leprechauns

Kremlin-based hackers targeted Ireland's power grid in another cyberattack on UK's critical infrastructure in exactly the sort of attack which is being dismissed as fake news.

Kaspersky worked with the FSB in 2008
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Closer than previously admitted


Claims by the AV outfit Kaspersky that it only has a passing connection with Russian spooks have been damaged by the leak of some internal emails.