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Russia Accused of Launching its Online Bots In Response to Olympic Ban

‘No Russian’ at Winter Olympics The term ‘No Russian’ was one that for a time lived in infamy as part of the opening mission to CoD MW2. For the ...

December 10, 2017 at 4:05 pm by

Cyber Security Expert Says ‘Don’t Use Russian Antivirus’

A cyber security expert has warned against using Russian antivirus software It’s pretty clear at the moment that our relationship with Russia isn’t brilliant at ...

December 3, 2017 at 12:27 pm by

Russia Might Want to Build Its Own Backup Internet Infrastructure

Russia to build its own independent internet? Nothing is certain at the time of writing, but the country has expressed an interest in becoming less dependant on western ...

December 1, 2017 at 9:34 am by

Google Plans to ‘DeRank’ Russia Today and Sputnix Following Election Investigation

Google announces that Russia Today and Sputnix are set to be de-ranked for search results How high you feature on Google can be important. It can also be expensive. When ...

November 21, 2017 at 2:31 pm by

Russia Posts Video Game Footage as ‘Evidence’ of US/ISIS Coalition

Russian Intelligence Questioned After Posting ‘Evidence’ of US/ISIS Link Turns Out to be Video Game Footage Our relations with Russia has been on a slow decline ...

November 14, 2017 at 4:16 pm by
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Far-Right Twitter Account Found to be Russian Backed Propaganda

Major Twitter account discovered to actually be Russian Propaganda outlet In recent weeks you will have surely noticed the amount of scrutiny which has been placed on the ...

November 5, 2017 at 12:14 pm by
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2-Weeks Old Chatbot Declares ‘It’s Necessary to Shoot Enemies of the People’

Its opinions on Stalin and violence are… interesting Yandex is the Russian equivalent to Google. As such it occasionally throws out its own products to attempt to keep ...

October 26, 2017 at 2:06 pm by
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New Ransomware Attacks Reported in Russia and Ukraine

Ransomware on the rise again! If you were to ask someone this time last year ‘what is ransomware’ the likelihood is that they wouldn’t know. In truth, I ...

October 25, 2017 at 10:24 am by

Russia Launching National Cryptocurrency

Virtual currencies are growing in legitimacy every day. It’s even reached the point where nations are looking into adopting cryptocoins as sanctioned tender. First, China ...

October 15, 2017 at 10:47 pm by
UK Claims Iran is Behind June Cyberattack on Parliament

UK Claims Iran is Behind June Cyberattack on Parliament

Security services notes that a continuous and deliberate cyberattack against the UK Parliament took place on June 23. This involves efforts trying to uncover weak passwords on ...

October 15, 2017 at 2:49 pm by

Check Out the World’s First 360-Degree Spacewalk Video

Two Russian cosmonauts have filmed the world’s first 360-degree spacewalk video and it looks as incredible as it sounds. The YouTube video – part of Russia Today’s ...

October 5, 2017 at 11:13 pm by

Facebook Hire 1000 New Staff to Police Advertising

Better late than never! It’s been a very topsy-turvy year for Facebook in terms of news and public relations. Generally speaking, however, the social media site has ...

October 3, 2017 at 11:44 am by
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NASA and Russia Plan to Build a Space Station by the Moon

Space, the final frontier! NASA and the Russian Cosmonaut authority have entered what could prove to be highly exciting talks. Unfortunately, for the last 30-40 years, space ...

September 29, 2017 at 4:11 pm by
US Government Bans Use of Kaspersky Labs Software

US Government Bans Use of Kaspersky Labs Software

Just three months short after the General Services Administration removed Kaspersky Labs from the list of approved federal vendors, US Homeland Security has outright banned ...

September 13, 2017 at 11:39 pm by
Russian Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison for Playing Pokemon Go in Church

Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison for Playing Pokemon Go in Church

Russian video blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky was detained last fall after officials saw the video of him playing Pokemon Go inside an Orthodox church, citing religious hatred. ...

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