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    Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations
    Jul05

    Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations

    The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition. Those concerns, ever present if not necessarily always top priorities, are front and center once more. A...

    Police Seize Servers of Ukrainian Software Firm After Cyberattack
    Jul04

    Police Seize Servers of Ukrainian Software Firm After Cyberattack

    Ukrainian police on Tuesday seized the servers of an accounting software firm suspected of spreading a malware virus which crippled computer systems at major companies around the world last week, a senior police official said. The head of Ukraine’s Cyber Police, Serhiy Demedyuk, told Reuters the servers of M.E.Doc – Ukraine’s...

    No ‘Specific Agenda,’ But Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss
    Jul04

    No ‘Specific Agenda,’ But Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss

    President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss?...

    Ukraine Blames Russia for Massive Cyber Attack
    Jul01

    Ukraine Blames Russia for Massive Cyber Attack

    Ukraine has blamed Russian security services for a massive cyber attack that started in the last week in Ukraine and eventually spread to computers across the world. Ukraine’s security agency, the SBU, said in a statement Saturday the attack bore resemblances to past hacks of Ukrainian infrastructure by the Russian security services....

    US, Britain Urge Russia to Bring Those Behind Nemtsov Slaying to Justice
    Jul01

    US, Britain Urge Russia to Bring Those Behind Nemtsov Slaying to Justice

    The United States and Britain urged Russia on Friday to bring to justice all those responsible for the slaying of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. A Russian court on Thursday convicted five men of murdering Nemtsov, but allies of the politician have said the investigation was a cover-up and that the people who had ordered his killing remained...

    5 Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov
    Jun29

    5 Found Guilty for Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Nemtsov

    A Moscow court has convicted five people for the murder of the Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was an opponent of the Russian government, and was especially critical of Moscow’s support for Ukrainian separatists. He was shot dead late at night in 2015 as he walked across a bridge near the Kremlin. The official TASS news...

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack
    Jun29

    Ukraine Alleges Moscow Behind Massive Cyberattack

    A Ukraine official claimed Wednesday that Russia was behind the previous day’s cyberattack that crippled computers in government ministries and power grid facilities, banks, even at Kyiv’s international airport. Oleksandr Turchinov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, made the allegation after...

    Global Cyberattack Hits Indian Port
    Jun28

    Global Cyberattack Hits Indian Port

    A global cyberattack disrupted operations Wednesday at India’s largest container port, adding to the headaches of governments and businesses affected by so-called ransomware code that takes a user’s data hostage until the victim agrees to pay for its release. The problems at Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai involved a terminal run by...

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US
    Jun27

    Cyberattacks Spread From Ukraine to Europe, US

    What Ukraine’s prime minister calls an “unprecedented” cyberattack in his country has begun to spread beyond Ukraine’s borders. “The attack is unprecedented but our IT experts are working on it and defending critical infrastructure,” said Volodymyr Groysman, speaking of efforts to contain the crisis. Banks, government...

    Cyberattack Hits Oil Giant and Banks in Russia, Ukraine
    Jun27

    Cyberattack Hits Oil Giant and Banks in Russia, Ukraine

    Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft said a large-scale cyberattack hit its servers on Tuesday and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighboring Ukraine were also disrupted. A Moscow-based cyber security firm, Group-IB, said it appeared to be a coordinated attack simultaneously targeting victims in Russia and Ukraine. In...

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