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Twitter takes down Beijing-backed influence operation

Twitter takes down Beijing-backed influence operation

170,000 accounts suspended.
Jun 12 2020 12:05PM
Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'

Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'

"Should have happened long ago."
Jun 1 2020 1:33PM
NSA warns 'Sandworm' hackers targeting email servers

NSA warns 'Sandworm' hackers targeting email servers

Leveraging a software vulnerability in Exim.
May 29 2020 10:20AM
Russia to use mobile phones to track people at risk of coronavirus

Russia to use mobile phones to track people at risk of coronavirus

Five days to develop a system to track people using mobile phone geolocation data.
Mar 24 2020 6:35AM
Russia postpones sovereign internet test over coronavirus

Russia postpones sovereign internet test over coronavirus

Revised schedule due soon.
Mar 23 2020 1:02PM
Legalise online alcohol sales to help Russians self-isolating amid coronavirus - top banker

Legalise online alcohol sales to help Russians self-isolating amid coronavirus - top banker

Say one of the nation's top bankers.
Mar 18 2020 6:43AM
Joint Russian-European Mars mission postponed over coronavirus

Joint Russian-European Mars mission postponed over coronavirus

Launch pushed back two years.
Mar 13 2020 1:50PM
'Necurs' spam and malware botnet disrupted by Microsoft

'Necurs' spam and malware botnet disrupted by Microsoft

Prolific Russian digital criminals lose control over their infrastructure.
Mar 11 2020 12:31PM
Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyberattack

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyberattack

Attributed to GRU.
Feb 21 2020 6:51AM
Facebook says it dismantles Russian intelligence operation targeting Ukraine

Facebook says it dismantles Russian intelligence operation targeting Ukraine

Suspends network of accounts used by Russian military intelligence to seed false narratives.
Feb 13 2020 6:42AM
Lithuania reveals how Chinese spies recruit via LinkedIn

Lithuania reveals how Chinese spies recruit via LinkedIn

Extremely cheap and low-risk way to target sources.
Feb 11 2020 1:15PM
Moscow court case challenges city's facial recognition use after launch

Moscow court case challenges city's facial recognition use after launch

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin aims to have 200,000 cameras across the city.
Feb 3 2020 6:53AM
Russia blocks encrypted email service ProtonMail

Russia blocks encrypted email service ProtonMail

Roskomnadzor claims end-to-end encryption product used to send fake bomb threats.
Jan 30 2020 6:55AM
No let up on REvil ransomware-as-a-service attacks

No let up on REvil ransomware-as-a-service attacks

Russia and former Soviet states left alone.
Jan 29 2020 3:38PM
Coming soon - the smartphone that promotes 'Russian values'

Coming soon - the smartphone that promotes 'Russian values'

Draft rules say devices must be pre-installed with software that is morally sound.
Jan 28 2020 1:17PM
Russia plans 'sovereign internet' tests to combat external threats

Russia plans 'sovereign internet' tests to combat external threats

Experiment to put domestic internet infrastructure through its paces.
Dec 20 2019 6:55AM
US, UK go after Russian 'Evil Corp' hackers behind Dridex malware

US, UK go after Russian 'Evil Corp' hackers behind Dridex malware

Lamborghini-driving alleged leader and 17 associates face charges.
Dec 6 2019 6:50AM
Russia blocks Shutterstock domain for 'insulting state symbols'

Russia blocks Shutterstock domain for 'insulting state symbols'

Offensive stock photography sin-binned over inappropriate flag planting.
Dec 4 2019 6:46AM
Putin signs law making Russian apps mandatory on smartphones, computers

Putin signs law making Russian apps mandatory on smartphones, computers

... and smart TV sets that will now come pre-installed with Russian software.
Dec 3 2019 1:51PM
FBI says Russian FaceApp is 'potential counterintelligence threat'

FBI says Russian FaceApp is 'potential counterintelligence threat'

Responding to a US lawmaker's query about face-editing photo app FaceApp.
Dec 3 2019 1:33PM

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