Putin proposes a joint cybersecurity group with the US to investigate Russian election meddling

July 20, 2018

Over the course of Monday’s controversial Helsinki summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin pushed an agenda that would ostensibly hear the U.S. and Russia working side by side as allies. The two countries build stranger bedfellows than ever as just days prior, Trump’s own Department of Justice indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials for the infamous 2016 Democratic National Committee hack. Nonetheless, the Russian president revived are talking about a seam group…

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Demagogues and charlatans are stoking fear, says Joe Biden

July 9, 2018

Former US vice-president compares situation to 1930 s as migration convulses politics The former US vice-president Joe Biden has accused” demagogues and charlatans” of stirring up voters’ horrors just as they did in the 1930 s as the issue of migration threshes politics on both sides of the Atlantic. Biden, seen as a potential Democratic party candidate against Donald Trump in 2020, did not mention the US president by identify…

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Mueller’s Latest Charges Bring Together Trump Campaign, Russia

July 4, 2018

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s latest accusation is significant beyond the new accuses, in that it relates senior officials on President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to Russian intellect in a criminal matter. Mueller’s indictment released Friday against Trump’s former campaign chairwoman, Paul Manafort, adds witness-tampering accuses to charges that Manafort did illegal lobbying work for Ukraine and laundered billions of dollars in proceeds. It also included an allegation that a…

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New Yorks CaseAgainst Trump May Be Prophetic

July 3, 2018

The report released by the inspector general of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday painted a vivid picture of the past. It shows that in 2016, James Comey, then the FBI director, inexcusably broke the rules in advertising his department’s is looking into Hillary Clinton while simultaneously following the rules in keeping its investigations conducted by Donald Trump under wraps. Trump has been previously mischaracterized the report, in the…

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Arkady Babchenko reveals he faked his death to thwart Moscow plot

June 28, 2018

Russian columnist buffoons worlds media by staging his murder in elaborated strategy with Ukraine Arkady Babchenko, the Russian reporter whose murder was dramatically announcement by Ukraine on Tuesday, rose very much alive on Wednesday and said he had faked his own demise in order to frustrate a plot by Moscow to kill him. Smiling, and appearing a little sheepish, Babchenko showed before a surreal press conference held by Ukraine’s SBU…

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The Untold Story of Robert Mueller’s Time in Combat

May 26, 2018

One day in the summer of 1969, a young Marine lieutenant named Bob Mueller arrived in Hawaii for a rendezvous with his wife, Ann. She was hovering in from the East Coast with the couple’s babe daughter, Cynthia, a child Mueller had never satisfied. Mueller had taken a plane from Vietnam. After nine months at war, he was finally due for a few short days of R& R outside the…

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4 Key Takeaways From Muellers First Yearand Whats Next

May 19, 2018

Today recognizes the one-year anniversary of Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counseling in the investigation of the Trump campaign’s contact and relationships with Russia. For all the talk of the president’s solicitors and the vice president about how it’s is necessary to “wrap it up, ” the truth is that for a federal investigation, Mueller’s probe has moved with impressive rapidity–and, contrary to the president’s recited allegations of a “witch…

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Russians Biggest Facebook Ad Promoted Blue Lives Matter

May 13, 2018

The most viewed Facebook message secretly created by a indicted in February on plot accuses. The ad itself was nondescript, a simple portal to Back The Badge’s Facebook page. It proved the group’s logo, an officer’s shield, over a background image of a policeman car’s flashing blue and red lights.” Community of people who support our courageou police officers ,” the ad read. That ad, liberated on Thursday by Democrats…

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Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trumps Moscow Nights

May 13, 2018

President denied overnight Miss Universe stay, Comey memorandas mention Jet property on a Friday, left pre-dawn Sunday after pageant Donald Trump twice gave James Comey an alibi for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow couldn’t be true: He never even spent the darknes in Russia during that trip-up, Trump told the former FBI director, according to Comey’s memos about the conversations. Yet the broad…

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Robert Mueller Likely Knows How This All Ends

May 3, 2018

The beginning of May celebrates the longest period of public stillnes from special advise Robert Mueller’s team since his first accuses last October–more than 2 month without any brand-new plea deals, fresh indictments, or publicly “flipped” witnesses. At the same time, though, it’s been a reporting period aggressive moves that continue to illustrate an investigation that is far from complete, includes the raid by federal prosecutors on Trump lawyer Michael…

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‘Slime ball’: Trump attacks Comey after new book likens president to mafia boss

May 3, 2018

After excerpts from Comeys new volume said the president was untethered to truth, Trump tweets: James Comey is a proven LEAKER& amp; LIAR Donald Trump declared James Comey” a weak and untruthful sludge projectile” on Friday in response to a brand-new volume, in which the former director of the FBI parodys him as a mafia don, and claimed:” It was my great honor to fire James Comey !” ” James…

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Russia Accidentally Sabotages Its Internet

May 1, 2018

Last Friday, a Russian court governed against the encrypted messaging app Telegram for refusing to grant Russian authorities access to its converses. Telegram argued that it was technically unable to do this, as the chats are encrypted on consumers’ devices. The government countered that Telegram should then rewrite the app’s software to make it possible. Telegram refused. On Monday, the government began efforts to Gamers hoping to use Nintendo’s online…

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Zuckerberg Gaslights Congress

April 22, 2018

Facebook was advised five years ago that the “reverse-lookup” feature in its search engine could be used to harvest names, profiles, and phone number for virtually all its customers. But the company ignored the red flag until last week, after it happened. In prepared testament to Congress liberated Monday, PDF ).” When we found out about the abuse, we shut this feature down .” He said that Facebook only discovered…

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From AI to Russia, Heres How Estonias President Is Planning for the Future

April 21, 2018

At 48 years old, Kersti Kaljulaid is Estonia’s youngest chairman ever, and its first female president. A marathon runner with degrees in genetics and an MBA, she spent a job behind the scenes–mostly as a European government auditor–before being elected by Estonia’s legislature in 2016. Two years later, she’s continuing Estonia’s push for world digital security while deflecting military and cyber menaces from Russia, which filled Estonia for 50 years…

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How Russian Facebook Ads Divided and Targeted US Voters Before the 2016 Election

April 20, 2018

When Young Mie Kim began analyse political ads on Facebook in August of 2016–while Hillary Clinton was still producing the polls — few people had ever heard of the Russian propaganda group, Internet Research Agency. Not even Facebook itself understood how the group was manipulating the platform’s users to influence the election. For Kim, a prof of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the goal was to document the direction…

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Mark Zuckerberg Answers to Congress for Facebook’s Troubles

April 13, 2018

This time around, Zuckerberg will have to do more than apologize away each screw-up. Zuckerberg’s opening remarks walk through the company’s marquee mistakes, including both enabling Russian interference in the 2016 election and leaching as many as 87 million customers’ personal data to the shady political firm Cambridge Analytica. He also arrives prepared with a raft of recent betterments Facebook is stirring to protect user data, make ads most transparent…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Earns Likes for Washington Performance

April 12, 2018

Company’s shares jump more than 5 percentage to two-week high CEO looked uncomfortable on occasion, but got a few giggles too Mark Zuckerberg apologized, defended his corporation, and jousted with questioners while come to terms with others during his first-ever congressional testament. Early examines on his effort to restore trust with lawmakers and the public were mostly positive. ” It was my mistake, and I’m sorry ,” Zuckerberg told Tuesday,…

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How ISIS and Russia Won Friends and Manufactured Crowds

April 11, 2018

Since November 2016, a national battle has raged about the role of social media in politics. People bemoaned the viciousness of trolls, the consequences of the incendiary fake report, the frog memes and Twitter bots and YouTube conspiracy videos. All the histories of manipulation and unintended upshots began igniting angry debates and inspired a long overdue dialogue: what is the proper persona of social networks in public discourse? This important…

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