‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks
Days before President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir V. Putin, Dan Coats compared the danger of Russian cyberattacks to the warnings the U.S. had of stepped-up terror threats ahead of Sept. 11, 2001.
Russia's Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: 'Largest Data Breach In Its History'
Hackers successfully targeted Russia's state security agency last week through a major contractor, stealing and publishing details of secret internet projects including social media scraping and Tor de-anonymization.
Top U.S. intel official defends ‘fact-based’ conclusion on Russia meddling
Dan Coats, who Trump handpicked to serve as director of national intelligence, said the intelligence community has been “clear” in its assessments of Russian meddling.
Russians hacked into America's electric grid
Hackers taking down the U.S. electricity grid may sound like a plot ripped from a Bruce Willis action movie, but the Department of Homeland Security has recently disclosed new details about the extent to which Russia has infiltrated “critical infrastructure” like American power plants, water facilities and gas pipelines. This hacking is similar to the 2015 and 2016 attacks on Ukraine’s grid. While DHS has raised the number of the Russian utility-hacking incidents it detected from …
A Brief Guide to Russia’s Expanded Presence in the Middle East
With its military intervention in Syria, Russia changed the course of the country’s civil war. But the Kremlin’s actions in Syria have deep historical roots,...
Russia Indictment 2.0: What to Make of Mueller’s Hacking Indictment
As President Trump prepares to meet with Vladimir Putin, his Justice Department says it can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the Russian president has been lying about his country’s involvement in the 2016 election hacking.