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    Malware from DNC hack now found in Ukraine app, CrowdStrike says
    Dec23

    Malware from DNC hack now found in Ukraine app, CrowdStrike says

    WASHINGTON — The same malicious code that breached the U.S. Democratic National Committee’s computer networks ahead of the presidential election has appeared in Ukraine, providing further evidence linking Russian military intelligence to far-reaching hacking attacks, according to cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike Inc. …read more Source:...

    Security company releases new evidence of Russian role in DNC hack
    Dec23

    Security company releases new evidence of Russian role in DNC hack

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The CIA and other U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded the Russian government was behind the email hack into the Democratic National Committee and other political organizations, but have yet to produce their evidence publicly. President-elect Trump has questioned that conclusion. Today, the private cyber security company that...

    Russian hackers linked to Ukrainian military deaths on the battlefield
    Dec23

    Russian hackers linked to Ukrainian military deaths on the battlefield

    A new report found that same Russian hacking group that infiltrated the Democratic National Committee broke into a Ukrainian military app that helped target artillery fire. Russian-backed separatists used the information to target Ukrainian troops. David Martin reports. …read more Source:...

    Trump: US must ‘greatly strengthen’ nuclear capability
    Dec23

    Trump: US must ‘greatly strengthen’ nuclear capability

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly called for the United States to “greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability” until the rest of the world “comes to its senses” regarding nuclear weapons. His comments on Twitter came hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin said strengthening his...

    In a Hacked Ukrainian App, a Picture of the Future of War
    Dec23

    In a Hacked Ukrainian App, a Picture of the Future of War

    Russian military intelligence hackers targeted both the DNC and Ukrainian artillery troops. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine is making progress
    Dec22

    Ukraine is making progress

    Corruption is the biggest threat to Ukraine’s independence and survival as a free country, even more so than Russian troops in Donbass. For if corruption is allowed to win the day, as it always has, then Ukraine does not have a future, no matter how well it deals with the … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russian Foreign Ministry Not Amused By Ukrainian Diplomat’s Jokes About Alcohol Poisoning
    Dec22

    Russian Foreign Ministry Not Amused By Ukrainian Diplomat’s Jokes About Alcohol Poisoning

    The death toll in a Siberian city of people who died after drinking tainted bath oil has risen to 60, stunning a country accustomed to high rates of alcohol-related deaths and prompting an angry response from President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Separatists Hold a ‘Most Patriotic Cat’ Competition
    Dec22

    Ukrainian Separatists Hold a ‘Most Patriotic Cat’ Competition

    Though Kiev may contest the results of the competition, the contestants are paws-itively adorable. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Best Books We Read in 2016
    Dec22

    The Best Books We Read in 2016

    You’ll Grow Out of It by Jessi KleinGrand CentralOkay, so this book is not exactly belles lettres. I picked it up while I was working on a difficult, serious story earlier this year, and I needed something to do in the evenings that wasn’t biting my nails into a glass of wine, then drinking said wine. I was also going through Amy...

    Cyber Group Finds Link Between DNC Breaches, Russian Hostility Against Ukraine
    Dec22

    Cyber Group Finds Link Between DNC Breaches, Russian Hostility Against Ukraine

    The Russian hackers who launched a cyber attack against the Democratic National Committee earlier this year used a malicious software similar to that used to target the Ukrainian military, computer security experts determined. CrowdStrike, the California-based cyber security firm that investigated the DNC hacks, said in a report released Thursday...