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espionage

If Trump Is a Russian Spy, This Is How They're Using Him

Just in case you wondered.
Matt Taylor
7.19.18
Internet Insecurity

Founder of Cybersecurity Company Says His Firm Was Sanctioned Because He was Born in Russia

The US Treasury sanctioned five companies accusing them of helping the Russian government hack. But the founder of one of those companies vehemently denied the accusations.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.11.18
Russia sanctions

The U.S. is worried about Russian submarines spying on the internet

The Treasury Department just slapped sanctions on a Russian company that built a spy submarine for the FSB.
Greg Walters
6.11.18
russia

Telegram wouldn’t give the Kremlin access to its messages. So Russia blocked it.

A Moscow court took just 18 minutes to deliver its verdict.
David Gilbert
4.13.18
Sergei Skripal

Here's what we know about the Russian spy critically ill in UK after being exposed to mysterious substance

The FSB said Skripal had been passing state secrets to British intelligence since the 1990s.
David Gilbert
3.6.18
News

This Is How Russian Spies Could 'Crack' Telegram

An explosive, but unverified, memo on Donald Trump alleged the FSB has “cracked” Telegram. This is how the spies might be doing it.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.11.17
defense & security

Cyber attacks said to target Clinton campaign and Russian government

Russia may have tried to hack Hillary Clinton's campaign, but Russia itself now says some of its computers were recently infected with cyber-espionage malware.
Tess Owen
7.30.16
The Hacks We Can't See

DNC Hack: What We Know, And What We Still Don’t Know

Looking for all the answers behind the most important hack of the year.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.27.16
News

‘Guccifer 2.0’ Is Likely a Russian Government Attempt to Cover Up Its Own Hack

The mysterious hacker who claimed responsibility for the hack on the DNC is likely a disinformation campaign by Russian spies.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.16.16
crime & drugs

How Russia Became the New Global Leader in the War on Drugs

The Kremlin's new role as the most vocal proponent of the drug war has created a domestic HIV crisis, led to allegations of corruption, and slowed the pace of reform worldwide.
Samuel Oakford
4.18.16
Europe

Putin 'Probably' Ordered Litvinenko's Death, Inquiry Finds

Nearly a decade after the former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko died a painful death, a final inquiry has found there was a "strong probability" the Russian state was behind his assassination.
Sally Hayden
1.21.16
Europe

Video Shows Russian Artist Setting Fire to FSB Intelligence Headquarters in Moscow

Pyotr Pavlensky said his action was called "Threat" and meant to draw attention to what he called the terror tactics employed by the security agency.
Reuters and VICE News
11.9.15
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