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    Text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war; ‘They’ll find your bodies when the snow melts’
    May11

    Text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war; ‘They’ll find your bodies when the snow melts’

    KIEV, Ukraine — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometres) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    FIFA Congress accepts decision to delay vote on West Bank teams
    May11

    FIFA Congress accepts decision to delay vote on West Bank teams

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — The FIFA Congress voted to accept the proposal of the governing body of international soccer’s council and not hold a vote on a Palestinian proposal questioning the status of Israeli teams in the West Bank. The vote passed Thursday with the approval of 73 percent of the member FIFA nations. It comes after the council of...

    Russia: ‘Cautious Optimism’ After Trump-Lavrov Meeting
    May11

    Russia: ‘Cautious Optimism’ After Trump-Lavrov Meeting

    A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that a meeting between Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. President Donald Trump was “extremely positive.” Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russia has “cautious optimism” about the prospect of improving relations with the United States, but also that...

    Kremlin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ After Lavrov-Trump Meeting
    May11

    Kremlin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ After Lavrov-Trump Meeting

    The Kremlin expressed “cautious optimism” about the prospects for an improvement in relations with the United States following a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?
    May11

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The formidable surveillance power of cell site simulators has put them at the forefront of privacy debates in the U.S. and Europe. Now The Associated Press has found evidence that the devices are at work sending threatening text messages to the soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. So what are cell...

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts
    May11

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts

    The Associated Press has found that Ukrainian soldiers are being bombarded by text messages likely dispatched by cell site simulators. Some are crude threats, while others play on allegations that … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts
    May11

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts

    The Associated Press has found that Ukrainian soldiers are being bombarded by text messages likely dispatched by cell site simulators. Some are crude threats, while others play on allegations that … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts
    May11

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts

    The Associated Press has found that Ukrainian soldiers are being bombarded by text messages likely dispatched by cell site simulators. Some are crude threats, while others play on allegations that … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts
    May11

    ‘You’re just meat’ – Ukrainian soldiers get chilling texts

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Associated Press has found that Ukrainian soldiers are being bombarded by text messages likely dispatched by cell site simulators. Some are crude threats, while others play on allegations that Ukraine’s billionaire president, Petro Poroshenko, sometimes nicknamed Parasha, is lining his pockets as soldiers fight in...

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war
    May11

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war

    Text messages like the one Kirienko received have been sent periodically to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country. The Associated Press has found that the messages are almost certainly being sent through cell site simulators, surveillance tools long used by U.S. law enforcement to track...