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Russian hackers who pose threat to US election have breached nuclear plants, power grid in the past
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Russian hackers who pose threat to US election have breached nuclear plants, power grid in the past

The timing of the attacks so close to the election and the potential for disruption set off concern inside private security firms, law enforcement and intelligence agencies

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers on alert for cyberattacks as alleged Russian plot revealed
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers on alert for cyberattacks as alleged Russian plot revealed

Tokyo 2020 officials said they had taken a range of countermeasures against digital attacks but did not disclose details, citing security concerns.

Russia trying to steal coronavirus vaccine data, say western nations; Moscow refutes claims
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Russia trying to steal coronavirus vaccine data, say western nations; Moscow refutes claims

Although Russia could be seeking to steal the vaccine data to boost its own research, it could also be trying to avoid relying on western countries for any eventual coronavirus vaccine

Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian spying operation, officials say
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Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian spying operation, officials say

The operation was to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic.

Facebook knew of Russian involvement from 2014, but didn’t act on it: Report
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Facebook knew of Russian involvement from 2014, but didn’t act on it: Report

Russian operatives were found accessing up to 3 bn data points per day, an activity that was reported by a Facebook engineer in internal emails

Microsoft uncovers new Russian hacking attempts as US midterm elections approach
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Microsoft uncovers new Russian hacking attempts as US midterm elections approach

Microsoft said that a hacking group created fake internet domains, spoof two American organisations.

Trump-Putin summit begins today in Helsinki; US president brands Moscow a 'foe', might ask for hackers' extradition
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Trump-Putin summit begins today in Helsinki; US president brands Moscow a 'foe', might ask for hackers' extradition

US president Donald Trump branded Russia, the EU and China as "foes" as he prepared Sunday to go head to head with Vladimir Putin at a historic summit shrouded in Moscow's alleged manipulation of the 2016 US election.

Kremlin dismisses allegation of Russian hacker group behind cyber attack on German government computer network
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Kremlin dismisses allegation of Russian hacker group behind cyber attack on German government computer network

Germany said on 28 February hackers had breached its government computer network with an isolated cyber attack.

Donald Trump highlights tweet of Facebook executive, to dismiss claims of Russian hand in the US presidential election campaign
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Donald Trump highlights tweet of Facebook executive, to dismiss claims of Russian hand in the US presidential election campaign

"The Fake News Media never fails. Hard to ignore this fact from the Vice President of Facebook Ads, Rob Goldman!" Trump said in a tweet on Saturday.

Facebook to conduct a new probe by re-analysing historical data regarding alleged Russian meddling during Brexit
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Facebook to conduct a new probe by re-analysing historical data regarding alleged Russian meddling during Brexit

Some British lawmakers had complained that the world’s largest social media network had done only a limited search for evidence that Russians manipulated the network

FBI did not inform many US officials about the Russian Fancy Bear hacking attacks
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FBI did not inform many US officials about the Russian Fancy Bear hacking attacks

Nearly 80 interviews with Americans targeted by Fancy Bear, a Russian government-aligned cyberespionage group, turned up only two cases in which the FBI had provided a heads-up

Whether guilty of colluding with Russian spy agencies or found innocent, Kaspersky Lab's future seems bleak
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Whether guilty of colluding with Russian spy agencies or found innocent, Kaspersky Lab's future seems bleak

Kaspersky Lab claims that it shares no “inappropriate ties to any govt, including Russia” and that the it is caught in “the middle of a geopolitical fight.”

US state election officials have still not been notified on suspected Russian hacking during 2016 campaign
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US state election officials have still not been notified on suspected Russian hacking during 2016 campaign

The federal government has not notified US state election officials if their voting systems were targeted by suspected Russian hackers during 2016 elections.

Jeff Sessions testifies before US Senate: The attorney-general has been unfailingly loyal to Donald Trump
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Jeff Sessions testifies before US Senate: The attorney-general has been unfailingly loyal to Donald Trump

On Wednesday, US attorney-general Jeff Sessions vehemently denied that he colluded with an alleged Russian bid to tilt the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump's favour.

Jeff Sessions testifies before US Senate: Attorney-general brands Russia collusion claim a 'detestable lie'
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Jeff Sessions testifies before US Senate: Attorney-general brands Russia collusion claim a 'detestable lie'

Washington: US attorney-general Jeff Sessions vehemently denied on Wednesday that he colluded with an alleged Russian bid to tilt the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump's favour.

Jeff Sessions Senate hearing as it happened: Accusations of collusion with Russia 'detestable lie', says attorney-general
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Jeff Sessions Senate hearing as it happened: Accusations of collusion with Russia 'detestable lie', says attorney-general

US attorney-general Jeff Sessions is all set to testify publicly to a Senate panel on Tuesday, the committee's chairman said, setting up another potentially dramatic congressional hearing on possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race.

Russia probe: US attorney-general Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate panel today
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Russia probe: US attorney-general Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate panel today

US attorney general Jeff Sessions will testify publicly to a Senate panel on Tuesday, the committee's chairman said, setting up another potentially dramatic congressional hearing on possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race.

Qatar crisis: Al Jazeera confirms hacking reports, says it is battling cyber attack on all systems
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Qatar crisis: Al Jazeera confirms hacking reports, says it is battling cyber attack on all systems

Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera said that it was under a wide scale cyber attack which had targeted "all systems"

Russian hackers pose a serious threat to financial institutions in Lithuania
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Russian hackers pose a serious threat to financial institutions in Lithuania

Lithuania, once ruled by Moscow but now in NATO and the European Union, is on the political frontline of tensions between the West and Russia.

Qatar crisis: Russian hackers 'planted false story' that caused fallout with other Arab countries, says media report
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Qatar crisis: Russian hackers 'planted false story' that caused fallout with other Arab countries, says media report

US intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar