Russian Ministry of Defense tweets video game as 'proof' US backs ISIS in Syria

The Russian Ministry of Defense tweeted on Tuesday “irrefutable” proof of collusion between the United States and ISIS in Syria.

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Sheryl Sandberg: Congress should release Facebook ads to public

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg believes that Congress should release the ads Russian operatives purchased on Facebook to the public.

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Israel hacked Kaspersky Lab, tipped off US about Russian hackers, report says

Israeli intelligence officers watched Russian hackers use software from Moscow-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab to search for U.S. secrets, the New York Times reports.

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Report: Russian agents bought Google ads during US election

Google has discovered evidence that Russian operatives purchased ads on its services to meddle with the 2016 US presidential election, according to a new report.

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Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims

Hackers working for the Russian government stole NSA plans and documents on cyber defense off a contractor’s personal computer, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

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Twitter uncovers $274K in ad spending by Russian operatives tied to 2016 election

Twitter announced it has uncovered several accounts linked to the same Russian activity on Facebook, as well as $274,000 being spent on ads by a company with ties to the Russian government during the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/28/twitter-uncovers-274k-in-ad-spending-by-russian-operatives-tied-to-2016-election.html

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Vladimir Putin says the leader in artificial intelligence 'will be the ruler of the world'

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that whoever reaches a breakthrough in developing artificial intelligence will come to dominate the world.

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Russian Head of $4B Bitcoin Exchange Charged in Massive Money Laundering Scheme


A grand jury in the Northern District of California indicted a Russian man for running a massive money laundering operation through the BTC-e bitcoin exchange, a group of federal officials announced Wednesday. The exchange allegedly received up to $4 billion in proceeds from various criminal activities, including the 2014 hack of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange. The suspect, 37-year-old Alexander Vinnik, was arrested Tuesday by Greek authorities, and charges in an unsealed indictment were released the following day.

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End of a dynasty: Rare postcards of the last czar and his family up for sale

Fascinating postcards showing the Russian royal family visiting their British counterparts in 1909 will be auctioned in the U.K. on Saturday.

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Russian Gang Suspected of Hacking Oracle's POS System


Oracle has been investigating a point-of-sale system breach that may be the work of Russian cyberthieves. Hackers compromised at least 700 computers on the MICROS POS system, used by hundreds of thousands of hotels, restaurants and retail outlets worldwide to process credit card transactions, Krebs on Security reported earlier this month. More than 330,000 cash registers worldwide use MICROS, which ranks as one the world’s three largest POS systems. Oracle confirmed that it has alerted its customers about the intrusion.

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Russian Regulators Scoop Apple Into Price-Fixing Probe


A Russian regulatory authority earlier this week named Apple, along with more than a dozen Russian retailers, as a target for an investigation into price-fixing activities. The Federal Antimonopoly Service, or FAS, has seen signs of price-setting coordination among iPhone resellers in Russia, according to a notice published on the agency’s website. A preliminary investigation revealed that since last fall, when Apple introduced the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Russia, a majority of resellers have maintained the same prices for some time.

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Russian government-affiliated hackers breach DNC, take research on Donald Trump

Hackers affiliated with the Russian government have breached the Democratic National Committee’s computer network, gaining access to opposition research on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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Twitter suspends parody accounts that mocked Putin and Russian officials

Twitter has suspended a number of popular parody accounts that mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin and other state officials. The move has prompted criticism of the platform over its censorship of what some users deemed as harmless spoofs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/01/twitter-suspends-parody-accounts-that-mocked-putin-and-russian-officials.html

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Russian Embassy's 'video game' tweet about Syria sparks scorn

The Russian Embassy in London is being mocked for illustrating a tweet about purported chemical weapon movements by Syrian rebels with a screenshot from a video game.

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Russia wants to target near-Earth objects with its ICBMs

Russian scientists are planning to tweak their ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles) to target near-earth objects (NEOs), according to a report by news agency TASS.

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Dude binges on 'Fallout 4,' sues Bethesda when life falls apart

A Russian man is seeking 500,000 roubles ($7,000) in compensation for “emotional distress” caused by an epic gaming session.

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