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    The Russians who hacked the DNC also hacked the Ukrainian military’s antiquated howitzers
    Dec22

    The Russians who hacked the DNC also hacked the Ukrainian military’s antiquated howitzers

    A cybersecurity firm has uncovered strong proof of the tie between the group that hacked the Democratic National Committee and Russia’s military intelligence arm – the primary agency behind the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 election. The firm CrowdStrike linked malware used in the DNC intrusion to malware used to hack and track...

    The Russian government almost certainly hacked the DNC, security company says
    Dec22

    The Russian government almost certainly hacked the DNC, security company says

    A new report appears to confirm that the hackers behind the attack on the Democratic National Committee servers are deeply embedded within the Russian government and work closely with the Russian military. The report from U.S. security company CrowdStrike details how the group — known as Fancy Bear — used malware to strike the DNC. They linked...

    In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group’s Kremlin ties
    Dec22

    In Ukraine, more evidence of a hacking group’s Kremlin ties

    For those searching for stronger evidence of Russia’s connection to the hack of the Democratic National Committee, the tale of an infected Ukrainian Android cellphone app may help, according to a cybersecurity firm. …read more Source: FOX...

    REPORT: US Democrats and Ukrainian soldiers were hacked by the same Russian military unit
    Dec22

    REPORT: US Democrats and Ukrainian soldiers were hacked by the same Russian military unit

    “This cannot be a hands-off group or a bunch of criminals, they need to be in close communication with the Russian military.” …read more Source: Business...

    9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask
    Dec22

    9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask

    A lot of history here. Also the backstory of a Eurodance hit. Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as an ally — a stunning shift in US-Russia...

    Russian Hackers Tracked Ukrainian Artillery Units Using Android Implant: Report
    Dec22

    Russian Hackers Tracked Ukrainian Artillery Units Using Android Implant: Report

    A hacking group linked to the Russian government and high-profile cyber attacks against Democrats during the U.S. presidential election likely used a malware implant on Android devices to track and target Ukrainian artillery units from late 2014 through 2016, according to a new report released Thursday.The malware was able to retrieve...

    Vladimir Putin Says Russia’s Military Is Stronger Than Anyone’s
    Dec22

    Vladimir Putin Says Russia’s Military Is Stronger Than Anyone’s

    (MOSCOW) — Russia’s military is now stronger than any potential foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry on Thursday. “We can say with certainty: we are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” His comments come at the end of a year when tensions between...

    SitRep: Link Between Russian Intel, Ukrainian Hack, DNC attack; Moscow Lashes Out at U.S. Tank Buildup
    Dec22

    SitRep: Link Between Russian Intel, Ukrainian Hack, DNC attack; Moscow Lashes Out at U.S. Tank Buildup

    Trump Meets With Generals, Defense CEOs; NSA Whistleblower Trouble; Japan increases Defense Spending; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin: Russian Military Stronger Than Anyone’s
    Dec22

    Putin: Russian Military Stronger Than Anyone’s

    Russia’s military is now stronger that any possible foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry on Thursday. “We can say with certainty: we are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” Tensions between Russia and the West escalated after...

    Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s
    Dec22

    Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military is now stronger than any potential foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry on Thursday. “We can say with certainty: we are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” His comments come at the end of a year when tensions between...