Et tu, Tumblr? Blogging site says it was used by Russia to spread fake news in 2016

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/24/tumblr-fake-news-us-election/ When it comes to talk of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election that saw Donald Trump catapulted to power, the focus has been very much on Facebook … Read more

Kaspersky Lab plans Swiss data center to quell fears about Russian connections

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/21/kaspersky-swiss-data-center/ The US has repeatedly voiced concerns about Kaspersky Labs, expressing distrust of the Russian company. So concerned is the Trump administration about possible ties to the Russian government, that … Read more

White House joins UK government in blaming Russia for NotPetya

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/16/us-uk-blame-russia-for-notpetya/ The US government has joined the government of the UK in pointing the finger of blame at Russia for the NotPetya cyberattacks. The ransomware/destructoware hit computers around the world … Read more

Trump was almost ten times more popular with Russian Twitter bots than Clinton

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/28/russian-twitter-bots-donald-trump/ In the run-up to the 2016 US election, Russian bots shared Donald Trump’s tweets 470,000 times — nearly ten times those of Hillary Clinton. The figures come courtesy of … Read more

Twitter admits that 670,000 people interacted with Russian propaganda bots during US election

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/20/twitter-bots-russian-propaganda/ Twitter has revealed that a total of 677,775 Americans followed accounts or liked tweets associated with Russian propaganda groups during the 2016 US election. The company does not reveal … Read more