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March 30, 2017 6:49 PM Ryan, Rubio may have been targets of damaging Russian social-media campaigns

Two high-profile Republican members of Congress may have been targets of Russian social-media campaigns to discredit them as recently as this past week, an expert in Kremlin influence-peddling told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. “This past week we observed social-media accounts discrediting U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan,” Clint 38

March 30, 2017 6:43 PM Here’s what we’ve learned from the Senate hearing on Russia so far

The Senate Intelligence Committee held a rare public hearing on Thursday, a first look at its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The hearing, broken up into several sessions, began Thursday morning with a panel of academics brought in to explain Russia's history of trying to influence politics in other countries. Sen. Richard 23

March 30, 2017 12:00 PM Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary B. McCord for National Security Delivers Keynote Remarks at Second Annual Billington International Cybersecurity Summit Dinner

For many years, when acting in cyber space, nation-states and their affiliates enjoyed what they perceived to be a cloak of anonymity — a cloak they hid behind to break our laws and to threaten our security and economic well-being. They had this perceived cover because they thought we couldn’t figure out who did it and, if we did figure it out, we would 1

March 30, 2017 11:39 AM Senate Russia Probe to Hold Hearing on Disinformation

Some tactics Russia used to meddle in last year's presidential election would give shivers to anyone who believes in American democracy, the Senate intelligence committee's top Democrat says. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia spoke ahead of a committee session Thursday that will address how the Kremlin allegedly uses technology to spread disinformation in the U.S. and Europe 19

March 25, 2017 9:13 AM Putin denies French election interference

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia’s ability to sway the outcome of the vote. Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia’s efforts to reach out to nationalist and anti-globalist 12

March 24, 2017 12:34 PM Daily News 24 / 03 / 2017

On 25 March, EU leaders will come together in Rome to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, which were signed on this day in 1957. Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, will participate in the Rome Summit, where a number of events are being organised to mark the occasion and to reflect on Europe's common future. This anniversary 57

March 15, 2017 4:26 PM U.S. Indicts Two Russian FSB Officers In Yahoo Hack; One Charged By Moscow With Treason

WASHINGTON -- U.S. authorities have indicted two Russian intelligence officers for the massive 2014 hack against Yahoo, one of whom was arrested earlier in Moscow as part a widening scandal involving Russia’s top security agency. In a March 15 announcement, the FBI, the Justice Department, and other officials said two criminal hackers were also being 13

March 8, 2017 7:36 AM Why the CIA is using your TVs, smartphones and cars for spying

The latest revelations about the U.S. government’s powerful hacking tools potentially take surveillance right into the homes and hip pockets of billions of technology users worldwide, showing how a remarkable variety of everyday devices can be turned to spy on their owners. Televisions, smartphones and even anti-virus software are all vulnerable to CIA hacking 134

March 7, 2017 5:01 PM WikiLeaks says it has obtained trove of CIA hacking tools

The anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks said Tuesday that it has obtained a vast portion of the CIA’s computer hacking arsenal, and began posting the files online in a breach that may expose some of the U.S. intelligence community’s most closely guarded cyber weapons. WikiLeaks touted its trove as exceeding in scale and significance the massive collection 18

March 3, 2017 12:15 PM Jeff Sessions Has Recused Himself. But President Trump's Russia Problem Isn't Going Anywhere

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions may not have been clear about his contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 election, but this much is: The controversy over any Kremlin involvement in American politics is not going to fade away anytime soon. Sessions on Thursday became the second high-ranking member of the Trump administration to take a hit over conversations 25