The US Has Started a Cyber Operation Against Russian Election Interference
Politics

The US Has Started a Cyber Operation Against Russian Election Interference

The United States Cyber Command is now keeping an eye on individual Russian operatives in an effort to deter them from interfering with the upcoming midterms. This is the first public cyber operation by the US to protect the country against Russian election meddling.
Facebook’s Former Security Chief Thinks the US is Not Prepared for the 2018 Elections
Technology

Facebook’s Former Security Chief Thinks the US is Not Prepared for the 2018 Elections

Alex Stamos, former chief of security at Facebook, says the US is not prepared for the 2018 midterms. In an interview with NBC, Stamos said that the US has failed to take aggressive steps to fix the clear vulnerabilities of election attacks and hacking.
Login Credentials to Thousands of Sites Are at Risk after Facebook Hack
Technology

Login Credentials to Thousands of Sites Are at Risk after Facebook Hack

Facebook announced last Friday that hackers had accessed account entry keys for over 50 million users. However, the impact could go beyond the 50 million accounts. The stolen entry keys may have been used to gain entry into other sites.
Microsoft Claims It Has Found New Evidence of Russian Hacking Into US Political Groups
Technology

Microsoft Claims It Has Found New Evidence of Russian Hacking Into US Political Groups

Tech giant Microsoft confirmed on Tuesday that it has executed a court order to close down at least six websites linked to a hacking campaign by Russian intelligence. The hack was targeting right-wing think tanks, government institutions and Microsoft itself.
Trump Meets Putin in Helsinki, Finland
Politics

Trump Meets Putin in Helsinki, Finland

President Donald Trump met on Monday with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Trump publicly sided with Putin against US intelligence agencies refusing to condemn Moscow for its interference in the 2016 election. Trump said that he sees no reason to believe that Russia was behind the hacking of the DNC servers.
The FBI Wants You to Reboot Your Router to Stop Russian Malware
Technology

The FBI Wants You to Reboot Your Router to Stop Russian Malware

The FBI is asking people to reboot their routers in an attempt to stop a sophisticated Russian malware. The malware is thought to have already affected hundreds of thousands of internet users.

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