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The US Military Just Publicly Dumped Russian Government Malware Online

US Cyber Command, a part of the military tasked with hacking and cybersecurity operations, says it is releasing malware samples as an information sharing effort.
Joseph Cox
11.9.18
Internet Insecurity

The Attack on Fair Elections Is a Great Marketing Opportunity For Tech Companies

With Donald Trump downplaying and denying Russian attempts to interfere with American elections, companies like Microsoft, Google, and Cloudflare have filled the void as defenders of democracy.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Russian Hacking of the US Elections Was Worse Than We Thought

A new report claims the Russians compromised 39 states—nearly twice as many as previously reported.
Drew Schwartz
6.13.17
Internet Insecurity

Russian Hackers ‘Fancy Bear’ Targeted French Presidential Candidate Macron

The hacking group who attacked the DNC and was behind the Podesta leaks also went after France’s Presidential frontrunner.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.24.17
malware

Hackers Re-Purposed Dumped Government Surveillance Tools to Hack Government Targets

Why bother coding when you can just copy and paste.
Joseph Cox
4.13.17
Internet Insecurity

New: Russian Hackers Targeted Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Email Ahead of the 2016 Election

New evidence shows that during their wide-ranging hacking campaign, Russian hackers tried to hack 6,730 people with 19,315 phishing links.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.30.17
Fancy Bears

A Glimpse Into How Much Google Knows About Russian Government Hackers

A 2014 leaked private report from Google shows how much the internet giant knows about government hacking groups.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.15.17
News

The Declassified Report on Russia’s Election Hacking Says Nothing New

The big, albeit unclassified, report on Russian hacking operations against the US is short on details, and doesn’t add anything new.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hillary Clinton Just Blamed the Comey Letter and a 'Beef' with Putin for Her Loss

She says Putin wants to make Americans "cede their freedoms to a much more powerful state."
Mike Pearl
12.16.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

About a Fourth of Democrats in the Electoral College Want a Briefing on Election Hacks

By Tuesday, 54 of the 232 Democrat electors had joined the request for a briefing about any ongoing investigations into Donald Trump's ties to Russia and the country's interference with the election.
Lauren Messman
12.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Electoral College Members Are Asking for Briefings on Trump's Russia Ties

"Trump's willingness to disregard conclusions made by the intelligence community and his continuing defense of Russia... demand close scrutiny and deliberation from the Electoral College."
Allie Conti
12.12.16
News

Donald Trump Has No Idea How Hackers Get Caught

The President-elect skepticism on who hacked the DNC and other Democratic targets has no basis on reality.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.12.16
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