Ending the Kremlin's reign over Google News
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, says the company will purge Russian propaganda from Google News after facing criticism that Kremlin-owned media sites were given royal treatment on the search giant’s news and advertising platforms.
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.
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.
Apparently some people think it might be risky
President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump thinks it is rather a good idea to hand over cyber intelligence to the Russians before they have to go through the dangerous practice of hacking any computers.
Tweet not so sweet
The czar of the United States was forced to re-track on a proposal he made to Russian czar Vladimir Putin to cooperate on cyber security.
We would love to let you look at our secrets
Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets.
But failed to do much good
Homeland Security says that it has found evidence that Russian hackers targeted 21 US state election systems in the 2016 presidential race – a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated.
But it wasn’t me
Tsar of all the Russias, Vladimir Putin, has admitted that Russian hackers probably did game the American election to help President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump win.
Nothing to worry about
For a brief period, most of the world’s financial traffic was routed through a Russian government-controlled telecom and in the hands of Tsar Putin.
Russians apparently thought people still used Yahoo mail
Indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo reveal a symbiotic relationship between Tsar Vladimir’s Putin’s security services and private Russian hackers.