US cyberthreat at 'critical point': US intelligence chief

The US deputy attorney general’s timing coincided with the president meeting the QueenIt was an extraordinary split-screen moment. On one side, president Donald Trump meeting the Queen at Windsor Castle and strolling past a ceremonial guard of red-uniformed beefeaters. On the other, the US deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, was simultaneously indicting 12 Russian spies for hacking and leaking the emails of senior Democrats during the 2016 presidential election campaign.These latest indictments by the special prosecutor, Robert Mueller, were carefully crafted. Its timing seems distinctly mischievous. And it heaps pressure on Trump ahead of his meeting on Monday in Helsinki with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, the man to whom the GRU intelligence agency and its generals ultimately answer. Continue reading...

US cyberthreat at 'critical point': US intelligence chief

The threat of cyberattacks against the US is at a "critical point," the country's intelligence chief has warned, branding Russia the most "aggressive foreign actor" ahead of President Donald ...

Sun 15 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Russian agents allegedly used Bitcoin to fund the DNC hack

Fri 13 Jul 18 from MIT Technology Review

Twitter suspended Guccifer 2.0 and DC Leaks’ accounts

Twitter has suspended two prominent accounts linked to the 2016 hack on the Democratic National Committee, Guccifer 2.0 and DC Leaks. The move comes after the Justice Department ...

Sun 15 Jul 18 from The Verge

Twitter suspends two Moscow-linked accounts in wake of US indictments

The 29-page indictment lists actions such as phishing attacks, money laundering, and attempts to break into state election boards carried out by Russian agents as they looked to sabotage Hilary ...

Sun 15 Jul 18 from Techspot

After indictment, Russian hackers’ lives “changed forever,” ex-ambassador says

Dozen named Russians now can't travel as freely, and Moscow is now on notice.

Sun 15 Jul 18 from Arstechnica

US charges 12 Russian hackers tied to DNC cyberattack - CNET

The indictments were a part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from CNET

Department of Justice indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for Clinton email hacks

Just days before President Trump is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Department of Justice has leveled new charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly ...

Fri 13 Jul 18 from TechCrunch

US charges 12 Russian hackers behind DNC cyberattack - CNET

Special counsel Robert Mueller announced charges against 12 Russian hackers behind attacks against the DNC.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from CNET

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