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    Report: Russians Who Hacked DNC Helped Kill Ukrainians
    Dec22

    Report: Russians Who Hacked DNC Helped Kill Ukrainians

    A new report says the same hackers who helped Russian intelligence find and kill Ukrainian soldiers also hacked the Democratic Party. …read more Source:...

    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...

    The Morning Vertical, December 22, 2016
    Dec22

    The Morning Vertical, December 22, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Santa summit cheer can’t hide Finland’s unease about Russia
    Dec22

    Santa summit cheer can’t hide Finland’s unease about Russia

    LAPPEENRANTA, Finland (AP) — Santa and Father Frost, not tanks and troops, have met up at the busiest border crossing between Russia and Finland. But despite the jovial ho-ho-hos in the annual show of seasonal goodwill and neighborly friendship, there lies an increasing disquiet in the Nordic nation. Finland shares a 1,300-kilometer (800-mile)...

    White House rebuffed pre-election plan to combat Russian influence
    Dec22

    White House rebuffed pre-election plan to combat Russian influence

    The White House opposed a Republican-led push earlier this year to create an executive-branch task force to battle Russia’s covert information operations, according to a document obtained by POLITICO.Sen. Tom Cotton, a leading GOP defense hawk who has long urged President Barack Obama to take a harder line on Russia, sought to force the...

    Russian Hackers Tracked Ukrainian Artillery: Report
    Dec22

    Russian Hackers Tracked Ukrainian Artillery: 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...

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

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

    A cybersecurity firm says that 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 …read more Source: U.S....

    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 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

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

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

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For those searching for stronger evidence of Russia’s connection to the hack of the Democratic National Committee, the tale of… …read more Source:...

    Russia hacked into Ukraine artillery units, report claims
    Dec22

    Russia hacked into Ukraine artillery units, report claims

    A hacking group linked to the Russian government and high-profile cyberattacks 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. …read more Source:...