Hoping to repeat their success in getting their candidate elected
Russian hackers had a crack at the US DMC servers during the last mid-term elections in the hope of repeating their success in getting their presidential candidate elected.
Some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik
Facebook has removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, which it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour on its platforms.
Apparently, they were in favour of it
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has admitted that around 500,000 comments submitted during the net neutrality public comment period were linked to Russian email addresses.
UK Commons committee has discovered
A UK Commons committee chair said that a seized trove of Facebook documents reveals that a company engineer flagged Russian "entities" using a Pinterest API to pull billions of points of Facebook data every day in 2014.
We are not Putin's mouthpiece, and we want its Facebook account back
A Russian company whose accountant was charged by federal prosecutors for attempting to meddle in US elections has sued Facebook claiming it is a legitimate news outlet and wants its account back.
The Russian Federation has responded to a lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee and has requested the overseeing court to throw out the lawsuit.
Military exercise embarrassment
Russian spooks showed how they could shut down the entire US war machine by jamming GPS during a major NATO military exercise in Norway leaving them with the equivalent of Apple Maps.
Ignoring French call
French President Emmanuel Macron is joining with US technology giants, including Microsoft, pushing for governments and companies worldwide to sign up for a new initiative aimed at establishing regulations for the internet, to fight such online threats as cyber-attacks, hate speech and online censorship.
Almost caused an explosion
FireEye security researchers have linked a Russian research lab to a cyberattack on a Saudi petrochemical plant.