World Jul 28

A view through a construction fence shows the Kremlin towers and St. Basil's Cathedral in central Moscow, Russia, July 1, 2016. This week a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow. Photo By Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters.
AP report: Russia spreading virus disinformation, officials say

The U.S. government has identified two suspected Russian military intelligence operatives who it believes are helping direct the spread of disinformation through websites that have published extensively on the coronavirus pandemic, American politics and international affairs.

Politics May 28

researchers say, any substantive change that addresses the circulation of hate online will likely require a comprehensive approach by both technology companies and government agencies, as well as a deeper consideration of the factors that have allowed these ideologies to permeate throughout the U.S. and around the globe in the first place.Photo by cendeced/Adobe
NSA says Russian agents have been hacking major email program

The U.S. National Security Agency says the same Russian military hacking group that interfered in the 2016 presidential election and unleashed a devastating 2017 malware attack has been exploiting a major email server program since last August or earlier.