Building a portal
Facebook is building a portal that will let some users see if they liked or followed Russian propaganda from Internet Research Agency Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts between January 2015 and August 2017.
Putin’s team uses a computer game because Americans will never spot the difference
The Russian government has been cynically manufacturing evidence to encourage US conspiracy theorists but may have been caught out by using some dodgy proof.
GCHQ is on the case
The chief executive of Britain's GCHQ cyber security centre said today that its spooks are aware of attempts to disrupt the UK's energy, telecomms and media by attempted hacks.
Full on disinformation effort
Russian linked accounts were churning out Pro-Trump propaganda during the election using diverse means such as YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go.
Desktop Linux can't even get in even when laws and sanctions favour it
While the Russians have made it clear they don't want American software which might be a backdoor to the CIA, it would appear that desktop Linux is not getting the thumbs up, despite official backing and the fact that sanctions prevent Microsoft bringing its software into the country.
Being used for money laundering
Russia will block access to websites of exchanges that offer crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin.
Not just Facebook
While it has been confirmed President Putin was splashing out cash on Facebook advertising to get Donald Trump elected in the US, it seems he was also spending a small fortune on Google too.
All slanted at promoting US racial tension
More than 10 million people in the United States saw politically divisive ads on Facebook that the company said were bought in Russia in the months before and after last year’s US presidential election.
Assange hides leaks which embarrass the Kremlin
The image of Wikileaks being a non-partisan outlet for whistle-blowers has been called into question after it has revealed that Julian Assange was turning down caches of documents embarrassing to the Russian government.
Hit voting software maker
Russian spooks hacked at least one US voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election.