Five years ago, Benjamin Delpy was working for an unspecified French government agency and teaching himself to program in C, and had discovered a vital flaw in the way that Windows protected its users’ passwords.
Delpy told Microsoft about his discovery, only to be rebuffed by Microsoft’s engineering team, who told him thatRead More
House Democrats just released a trove of data, metadata, Facebook ads, and Twitter accounts run out of the Kremlin’s troll farm. A team of reporters at Daily Beast reports on how ads were created by people working for the Russian government’s cyberwar arm, and literally paid for in rubles with no questions asked by Facebook.Read More
Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team of investigators are looking into whether former Trump cabinet member Mike Flynn may have been part of an effort to get a hold of Hillary Clinton’s emails, hacked by Russia.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Republican activist Peter Smith led an effort to connectRead More
The FBI monitored social media on Election Day 2016 to try and trace the source of a suspected Russian disinformation campaign that used “fake news,” CNN reports.
In the months leading up to Election Day, Twitter and Facebook were the feeding grounds for viral “news” stories floating conspiracies and hoaxes, manyRead More
909 Shares Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock By Adario Strange2017-08-05 21:48:52 UTC You already know that the golfing, TV watching, Twitter-obsessed U.S. president is on vacation, but you might not have known that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is on vacation, too. Luckily for you, we just got our hands on Putin’s vacay photos, and they’re full of spymaster-in-the-Siberian-tundraRead More
In 2015, U.S. intelligence agencies monitoring the communications of Russian agents overheard them talking “about meetings held outside the U.S. involving Russian government officials and Trump business associates or advisers.”
That was before Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign began. The Wall Street Journal reports that “In light of the release of emails TuesdayRead More
The Intercept said the N.S.A. report had been submitted anonymously. But shortly after its article was published, the Justice Department said that the F.B.I. had arrested Ms. Winner at her house in Augusta, Ga., on Saturday. It also said she had confessed to an agent that she had printed out a May 5 intelligence fileRead More