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    Insider trading ring alleged to have made $30 million from hacking press releases
    Aug11

    Insider trading ring alleged to have made $30 million from hacking press releases

    Federal authorities made arrests this morning in a case involving an alleged insider trading ring that hacked several thousand press releases containing market-moving information. The indictment, which has been seen by Business Insider, names five defendants: Ivan Turchynov (Ukrainian resident/alleged hacker) Oleksandr Ireemenko (Ukranian...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Possible Russian missile parts found at crash site
    Aug11

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Possible Russian missile parts found at crash site

    Fragments of a suspected Russian missile system have been found at the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in Ukraine, Dutch investigators said Tuesday. The parts are thought to be from a Buk surface-to-air system — the type of system investigators suspect was used to down the plane, CNN …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia’s Economy Contracts By 4.6 Percent in Three Months
    Aug11

    Russia’s Economy Contracts By 4.6 Percent in Three Months

    Russia’s economy shrank by 4.6 percent in the second quarter of 2015 compared to the same period last year according to the country’s official statistics office Rosstat. This represents a contraction of more than twice the size of the one reported for the first quarter of 2015 (2.2 percent) and marks Russia’s worst recession...

    Missile fragments possibly found at MH17 crash site
    Aug11

    Missile fragments possibly found at MH17 crash site

    Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have found what they believe could be parts of a Buk missile system at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down last year. …read more Source: CTV...

    Feds: Group made $30M with hacked press release info
    Aug11

    Feds: Group made $30M with hacked press release info

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a group of hackers made $30 million by breaking into the computer systems of companies that publish news releases about mergers and acquisitions.According to an indictment unsealed Tuesday, the defendants gained access to news releases and traded on the information in them before they were made...

    Malaysia Airlines Crash Investigators to Examine Possible Missile Parts in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug11

    Malaysia Airlines Crash Investigators to Examine Possible Missile Parts in Eastern Ukraine

    The parts could help provide clues for a criminal investigation into what caused Flight 17 to come down in rebel-controlled territory last year. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia says Kiev behind deteriorating situation in east Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia says Kiev behind deteriorating situation in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow urged Kiev to end its “irresponsible actions” in east Ukraine, a day after the Ukrainian military reported the… …read more Source:...

    Putin Ally Naryshkin Predicts U.S. ‘Aggravation’ of Russia
    Aug11

    Putin Ally Naryshkin Predicts U.S. ‘Aggravation’ of Russia

    The speaker of Russia’s parliament, Sergey Naryshkin, a close ally of president Vladimir Putin, warned of further “aggravation” between Moscow and the West, and accused the U.S. of preparing “political provocations,” in a column for national daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta on Monday. Naryshkin has personal sanctions imposed...

    Prosecutors: Possible Buk Missile Parts Found at MH17 site
    Aug11

    Prosecutors: Possible Buk Missile Parts Found at MH17 site

    Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have found what they believe could be parts of a Buk missile system at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down last year.The announcement represents the first time prosecutors have confirmed possible… …read more Source:...

    Investigators find possible Buk missile parts at MH17 crash site
    Aug11

    Investigators find possible Buk missile parts at MH17 crash site

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they have found what they believe could be parts of a Buk missile system at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down last year. See also: Field of death: Unraveling the mystery of MH17 The announcement represents the first time prosecutors have confirmed...