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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. ...

May 1, 2017 at 6:10 pm by
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Google Loses Sole Search Engine Rights for Android in Russia!

Google has settled out of court to promise that future versions of its Android software in Russia will have to include other non-google search engines and applications. In ...

April 17, 2017 at 9:42 pm by

Russia Insists – Robot Trained to Shoot Guns is ‘Not a Terminator’

Russia has developed a robot capable of firing a gun from both hands. However, the Russian Government insists it has not created ‘a terminator’. It is insisted by ...

April 16, 2017 at 12:19 pm by

£1,400 Gold-Plated Putin-Edition Nokia 3310 Goes on Sale

Russian custom smartphone seller Caviar Phones is known for their ostentatious and often questionable taste is at it again with the release of a £1,400 gold-lated ...

March 3, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

Russian Hackers Begin Targeting Apple Macs

The Russian hacking group responsible for hacks of the Democratic party during the 2016 US Presidential election has launched a new sophisticated malware package made to ...

February 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm by

Intelligence Report Suggests Edward Snowden Could be a Spy

The talk of Edward Snowden is so well known that it has even been turned into a biopic, eponymously titled “Snowden”: the former NSA employee stole confidential documents ...

December 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Russia Gearing Up to Increase Scope of its Hacking

Working with Wikileaks over the last year, Russian hackers had a big hand in undermining the Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton, with many attributing the election of ...

November 12, 2016 at 1:00 am by

Russia Blocks LinkedIn Because of Data Collection Regulations

It looks like the Russian government has decided to ban the professional networking site LinkedIn, as the service does not comply with the country’s data protection ...

November 11, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

“Strong” SETI Signal Not So Alien after All

Earlier this week, astrophysicists were abuzz over reports that a “strong” radio signal had been picked up from space, seemingly emanating from a star 95 light years away. ...

September 1, 2016 at 11:40 pm by

Halo Online Becomes Halo Cancelled

Remember the Free to Play Halo game that launched on PC in 2015? Many of you may have actually heard of it, but few in Western markets ever got to play it due to its release ...

August 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

Snowden Blames Russia for NSA Hack

Shock news broke last night that the US National Security Agency (NSA) was hacked, and that the group responsible was selling the US-funded malware that it stole for one ...

August 16, 2016 at 5:30 pm by

Russia Believes Spies Planted Malware in State Systems

In this day and age, people are constantly fighting to gain access or stop people from accessing their information. Be it your home computer being attacked by ransomware or ...

August 2, 2016 at 11:11 am by

Putin Hopes to Bring Hyperloop to Russia

When Elon Musk first pitched Hyperloop, his high-speed mass transit system, back in 2013, it was considered a wild fantasy. Since 2014, though, this sci-fi concept has gained ...

July 8, 2016 at 5:40 pm by

Hyperloop One Dreams Of Joining Europe To China

Don’t you just love the internet? Being able to order something from another country and have it delivered in a matter of weeks to your doorstep. The problem you often ...

June 22, 2016 at 9:40 am by