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Hackers Behind Life-Threatening Attack On Chemical Maker Are Sanctioned

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Russian state nationals accused of wielding life-threatening malware specifically designed to tamper with critical safety mechanisms at a petrochemical plant are now under sanction by the US Treasury Department. The attack drew considerable concern because it's the first known time hackers have used malware designed to cause death or injury, a prospect that may have actually happened had it not been for a lucky series of events. The hackers ...
Tags: US, Tech, Ars Technica, Moscow, Treasury Department, US Treasury Department, Government of the Russian Federation, State Research Center


UK has mounted covert attacks against Russian leadership, says ex-mandarin

Former cabinet secretary Mark Sedwill says UK used offensive cyber-capability to exploit Moscow’s ‘vulnerabilities’Britain has carried a series of covert attacks on Russia’s leaders and their allies, the former cabinet secretary has disclosed.Mark Sedwill said the UK had sought to exploit Moscow’s “vulnerabilities”, including through the deployment of its recently declared offensive cyber-capability. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Technology, Russia, UK News, Britain, Hacking, Moscow, Espionage, Cyberwar, Mark Sedwill, Novichok poisonings


Russia has a secret chemical weapons program, and its scientists have been in contact with suspected Russian assassins, investigation says

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting of the State Council at the Kremlin in Moscow, April 21, 2014. Putin said on Monday he had signed a decree rehabilitating Crimea's Tatars and other ethnic minorities, who suffered under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin A year-long investigation by Bellingcat conducted in partnership with international media outlets concluded that Russia is operating a clandestine Novichok program. Novichok is ...
Tags: Europe, UK, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, European Union, Afghanistan, Taliban, Crimea, Moscow, Gru


33 unique and interesting gifts you didn't know you could find on Amazon

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. A set of notepads for the list maker. Amazon Amazon has become the "everything store" — the site stocks just about any product you could think of. Because the site is so big, it can be hard to find unique gift ideas on your own. That's why we did it for you.Below, you'll find 33 unique, interesting products on Amazon that make great gifts, from handmade goods to funny ones you're unlikely to find an...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Gift Guide, Home Decor, Disney, Trends, Features, Gifts, United States, Paris, Moscow, Gift Guides, Puerto Rico, Bushwick, Tabasco


GOA & Journalist Notify FBI Regarding FaceBook & Foreign Election Interference VIDEO

Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 the FBI announced in a news conference that foreign states, including Iran, Russia, and other actors, have taken “specific actions” to influence public opinion during the U.S. election by obtaining voter registration. FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced that Iranian intelligence was responsible for a recent campaign of emails sent to intimidate Florida voters. They also rep...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Russia, Joe Biden, Iran, Fbi, Washington Dc, Moscow, Goa, Kamala Harris, Gun Owners of America GOA, Crump, FEC, Christopher Wray, Iran Russia


Vladimir Putin says a Russia-China military alliance can't be ruled out

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now, but noted it could be...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Moscow, Russia China


Trump falsely claims Joe Biden received $3.5 million from Russia

President Donald Trump claimed that former Vice President Joe Biden received $3.5 million from Russia and that it "came through Putin because he was very friendly with the former mayor of Moscow, and it was the mayor of Moscow's wife. You got $3.5 million. Your family got $3.5 million."
Tags: Putin, Russia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Donald Trump, Trump


Inside Putin’s Mysterious Purge of Top FSB Official General Sergei Smirnov

MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin vowed on Thursday he would not be swayed by Western pressure over the poisoning of his most prominent domestic critic, Alexei Navalny.Nonetheless, a reported mysterious shakeup in a Russian intelligence agency, and other comments by Putin, suggest the Kremlin has been forced to at least try to demonstrate distance between the president and those who might be behind Navalny’s poisoning with the military nerve agent Novichok.Speaking in front of Russian businessmen,...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Moscow, Siberia, Ussr, Kremlin, The Daily Beast, Alexei Navalny, St Petersburg, Boris Nemtsov, Fsb, Alexander Litvinenko


Fact check: Did Biden get $3.5 million from Russia?

President Donald Trump claimed that former Vice President Joe Biden received $3.5 million from Russia and that it "came through Putin because he was very friendly with the former mayor of Moscow, and it was the mayor of Moscow's wife. You got $3.5 million. Your family got $3.5 million."
Tags: Putin, Russia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Biden, Donald Trump


Trump Speaks At Length During Debate In Indecipherable Code Of Far-Right Fever Swamps

President Donald Trump, who spends much of his time in right-wing fever swamps of Twitter and on TV, has come to speak the language — a reality on full display during the last presidential debate of 2020. But for those of us who don’t live in those worlds, it can be impossible to figure out what he’s talking about. In the first hour of the debate, Trump tossed out handfuls of buzzwords for various conspiracy theories, Greek to those who left their Fox News decoders at home. “Joe got $3.5 mill...
Tags: News, Putin, China, Iraq, Russia, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Moscow, Debate, Biden, Donald Trump, Joe, Trump, 2020 Elections, Hunter Biden, Kate Riga


LIVE: Fact-checking the final Trump-Biden debate

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images, Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden took the debate stage for the final time Thursday night ahead of the 2020 general election. The debate was moderated by NBC News' Kristen Welker and focused on six main topics: COVID-19, race, climate change, national security, leadership, and American families. The debate comes as Biden holds a hefty lead over Trump in a number of national and state polls, and as the Tru...
Tags: South Korea, Politics, New York, News, Nbc, Putin, Congress, Washington Post, Cdc, North Korea, Senate, White House, China, Politico, Russia, Nbc News


Intelligence officials think the Trump administration's election interference warnings are focused on the wrong country

American intelligence officials described the Trump administration's decision to focus on Iran's election disinformation campaign on Wednesday night as "concerning," characterizing efforts by Russia to be a bigger threat to destabilizing Americans' faith in the integrity of election results come Nov. 3.FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe shared on Wednesday that both Russia and Iran have obtained voter registration information and that I...
Tags: News, Obama, Russia, Joe Biden, Iran, Intelligence, Fbi, Moscow, Homeland Security, The New York Times, Times, Trump, Christopher Wray, Jeh C Johnson, John Ratcliffe, Laura Rosenberger


Sundance Now Unveils November TV & Movie Slate

Sundance Now Unveils November TV & Movie Slate Sundance Now has revealed their November slate, including Season 3 of the Sundance Now Original series Riviera, starring Julia Stiles (Hustlers, 10 Things I Hate About You) and Rupert Graves (Sherlock, The War of the Worlds), as well as the premiere of the dark thriller Cold Call starring Sally Lindsay. You can check out the full lineup below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: TV, Movies, Julianne Moore, California, China, Nazis, Adele, Los Angeles, Thailand, Beijing, Austria, Vienna, Nelson Mandela, Iowa, Paris, Manchester


Putin: Russia-China military alliance can't be ruled out

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now, but noted it could be forged in the future. Putin's statement signaled deepening ties between Moscow and Beijing amid growing tensions in their relations with the United States. The Russian leader also made a strong call for extending the last remaining arms control pact between Moscow and Washington.
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Beijing, United States, Moscow, Russia China


Putin: Russia-China military alliance can't be ruled out

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now, but noted it...
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Ap, Moscow, Russia China


Intel Officials Say Iran Is Responsible For Emails Aimed At Intimidating Dem Voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have accused Iran of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states that appeared to be aimed at intimidating them into voting for President Donald Trump. The officials did not lay out specific evidence for how they came to pinpoint Iran, but the activities attributed to Tehran would mark a significant escalation for a country some cybersecurity experts regard as a second-rate player in online espionage. The announcemen...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, China, Russia, America, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Iran, Intel, Ap, Fbi, Pennsylvania, House, Arizona, United Nations


US director of national intelligence: Russia and Iran are working to 'influence public opinion' ahead of Election Day

US Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe. Reuters Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Russia and Iran had "taken specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections." "First, we have confirmed that some voter-registration information has been obtained by Iran and, separately, by Russia," Ratcliffe said. "This data can be used by foreign actors to communicate false information to registered voters" to sow chaos and under...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, Politics, News, Putin, Obama Administration, Washington Post, Cbs News, China, Virginia, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Ukraine


US Director of National Intelligence: Russia and Iran are working to 'influence public opinion' ahead of the election

US Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe. Reuters Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have "taken specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections." "First, we have confirmed that some voter registration information has been obtained by Iran, and separately, by Russia," Ratcliffe said. "This data can be used by foreign actors to communicate false information to registered voters" to sow chaos and unde...
Tags: New York Post, Florida, Politics, News, Putin, Obama Administration, Washington Post, Cbs News, White House, China, Virginia, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran


Boris Johnson and Evgeny Lebedev: a decade of politics, parties and peerages

Pair have been friends since 2009, but security concerns were raised because of the Russian tycoon’s father, a one-time Moscow spyThe theme of the party attended by Boris Johnson was unmistakable. On the first floor was a mural of Joseph Stalin, dressed in green military uniform. A hammer and sickle decorated the windows. In the centre of the room was an ice sculpture in the shape of a pistol, from where a barman dispensed vodka shots.A gun – presumably fake – lay on a red double bed in the base...
Tags: Politics, Media, Conservatives, UK News, House Of Lords, Moscow, Boris Johnson, Joseph Stalin, Evgeny Lebedev, Honours system


Trump’s false ‘Russian spy’ claims put me in danger, says Steele dossier source

Exclusive: New York-based analyst Igor Danchenko did gather intelligence about Trump but he is certainly not a spy, he saysA Russian analyst says he is in hiding and “afraid for his life” after being unmasked by top congressional Republicans as the source behind the Steele dossier on Donald Trump and Moscow.In his first-ever interview Igor Danchenko said he is the victim of a smear campaign by the president and the Republican senator Lindsey Graham. Both have repeatedly alleged that Danchenko is...
Tags: New York, Republicans, Russia, World news, US news, Fbi, Moscow, MI6, Espionage, Republican, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Steele, Christopher Steele, Danchenko


New Zealand records 25 Covid cases amid arrival of foreign fishing crews

Twenty-three cases caught at the border, with two more local transmissions linked to Sunday’s port worker case Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand has recorded 25 new cases of coronavirus, the biggest daily toll the country has reported since the height of its initial outbreak in March and April.Two were local cases and the rest were discovered at the border, including 18 infections among Russian and Ukraine fishing crews who had arrived on a charter flight fr...
Tags: Ukraine, New Zealand, Moscow, Coronavirus, coverageNew Zealand


Waneella's fantasy Tokyo street scenes

As soon as I saw samples of Waneella's animated pixel art depicting Tokyo street scenes, I became a Patreon subscriber. Waneella (aka Valeriya Sanchillo) was born in 1993 and lives in Moscow. On her Patreon page, she has timelapse videos that show her process. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Japan, News, Art and design, Moscow, Tokyo, Waneella, Valeriya Sanchillo


US spies and diplomats are suggesting a Trump administration cover-up after officials in Cuba, Russia, and China got mysteriously sick

The US Embassy in Havana, Cuba, in November 2019. Reuters In 2016, US embassy staff in Cuba and China reported falling ill with symptoms including balance and vision problems. Subsequent studies said they might have been exposed to a microwave radiation attack. On Monday, The New York Times reported that US diplomats and spies in other countries, including Russia, had reported the same symptoms. CIA and State Department employees who say they were affected in China and Russia told The Time...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Congress, China, Russia, US, Trends, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Moscow, The New York Times, State Department, Cia, Cuba, Times


Angels and artillery: a cathedral to Russia's new national identity

Cathedral of the Armed Forces blends militarism, patriotism and Orthodox Christianity to controversial effectAngels hover above artillery, religious images are adorned with Kalashnikovs and the Virgin Mary strikes a pose reminiscent of a Soviet second world war poster. The imagery inside Russia’s vast Cathedral of the Armed Forces blends militarism, patriotism and Orthodox Christianity to breathtaking and highly controversial effect.An hour’s drive from Moscow, the cathedral has a metallic, khak...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Religion, World news, Second world war, Christianity, Moscow, Armed Forces, Virgin Mary


'Military Disneyland’: a cathedral to Russia's new national identity

Cathedral of the Armed Forces blends militarism, patriotism and Orthodox Christianity to controversial effectAngels hover above artillery, religious images are adorned with Kalashnikovs and the Virgin Mary strikes a pose reminiscent of a Soviet second world war poster. The imagery inside Russia’s vast Cathedral of the Armed Forces blends militarism, patriotism and Orthodox Christianity to breathtaking and highly controversial effect.An hour’s drive from Moscow, the cathedral has a metallic, khak...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Religion, World news, Second world war, Christianity, Moscow, Armed Forces, Virgin Mary


Russian cyber-attack spree shows what unrestrained internet warfare looks like

US indictment of operatives, accused of launching several attacks, gives a detailed account of how they went about their businessThe Sandworm team of Russian military intelligence, alleged to have unleashed computer chaos against the Kremlin’s enemies around the world, is said to operate out of a blue-tinted glass skyscraper known simply as “the tower”.From that address, 22 Kirova Street in the Moscow suburb of Khimki, the Sandworm hackers, also known more prosaically as the unit 74455 and “the ...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Russia, US, World news, US news, Hacking, Moscow, Kremlin, Cyberwar, Khimki, Emmanuel Macron, Salisbury Continue


Russia's cyber-attack plan for Olympics part of a familiar pattern

The reach of the GRU spy unit behind attacks on Japan and South Korea is remarkableRussia planned cyber-attack on Tokyo Olympics, says UK In the aftermath of Moscow’s hacking of the 2016 US election, many analysts expected the GRU to be punished. After all, Russia’s powerful military spy agency had been caught red-handed. The FBI indicted several GRU hackers in humiliating fashion. The spies who stole Democratic party emails – tens and thousands of them – were named and shamed.In fact, the GRU a...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, UK, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Fbi, Moscow, Winter Olympics, Tokyo, Gru, Olympic Games, Fsb, Tokyo Olympic Games 2020


FBI Examining Hunter’s Laptop As Foreign Op, Contradicting Trump’s Intel Czar

The FBI is investigating the purloined laptop materials from Joe Biden’s son as part of a possible foreign disinformation operation, a congressional source told The Daily Beast—an investigation at odds with a statement from President Trump’s director of national intelligence.John Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, told Fox Business on Monday that the dissemination of materials from Hunter Biden’s alleged laptop was not part of a Russian disinformation campaign.“The intelligence co...
Tags: Post, New York Post, News, Nbc, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, Joe Biden, Ap, Fbi, Moscow, Fox News, Cia, Intelligence Community


Rudy’s ‘Russian Agent’ Pal Booted from Facebook for U.S. Election Interference

Facebook has suspended the account of Ukrainian politician—and alleged Russian agent—Andrii Derkach for election interference activity.The member of Ukraine’s parliament has been working with President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani to gather allegations against former Vice President Biden and his son, Hunter.In a statement, a Facebook spokesperson told The Daily Beast: “We removed this account and this Page for violating our policy against the use of our platform by people engaged in ele...
Tags: Facebook, New York, News, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Moscow, Petro Poroshenko, Biden, Rudy, Giuliani, The Daily Beast, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Hunter, Treasury Department, Bidens


Family of Moscow-Born Teen Who Beheaded Teacher Were from Chechnya Where Charlie Hebdo Cartoons Are Demonized

MOSCOW—The man known as ‘Putin’s attack dog’ has spent years promoting a violent response to the publication of controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. When a teenager from a Chechen family beheaded a school teacher in France on Friday for sharing these images with his class, Ramzan Kadyrov, the Putin-backed ruler of Chechnya, took to social media to lecture France about its “unacceptable attitude to Islamic values.”Kadyrov has worked hard to make the French controversy a cause célèbre i...
Tags: Europe, News, Instagram, Putin, France, Russia, West, Paris, Palestine, Moscow, Muslim, Myanmar, Kremlin, Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya, Charlie Hebdo