U.S. Technology, a Longtime Tool for Russia, Becomes a Vulnerability

WASHINGTON — With magnifying glasses, screwdrivers and a delicate touch from a soldering gun, two men from an investigative group that tracks weapons pried open Russian munitions and equipment that had been captured across Ukraine. Over a week’s visit to Ukraine last month, the investigators pulled apart every piece of advanced Russian hardware they could […]

Russia Was Behind Cyber ​​Attack Until Ukraine War, Investigation

Officials in the United States and Ukraine have long believed that Russia was responsible For the cyber-attack on Viasat, but had not officially “linked” the incident to Russia. While US officials drew conclusions long ago, they wanted European countries to take the lead, as the attack had significant repercussions in Europe, but not in the […]

Russia hacked an American satellite company an hour before the attack.

Guerrero-Saade, who has been at the forefront of AcidRain research, says AcidRaid is more of a multi-purpose weapon where previous malware used by Russians has been narrowly targeted. “What worries AcidRaid greatly is that they have removed all security checks,” he says. “With previous wipers, the Russians were wary of running it only on certain […]

Your Friday Briefing: Russia Doubles Up

Good Morning. We cover Russia’s escalating bombing campaigns, WHO’s revised Covid deaths, and the sandstorms ravaging Iraq. Russia’s brutal repression in Mariupol Russian forces tried to destroy last pocket of resistance According to the estimates of the Ukrainian authorities, at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, Ukraine, about 200 civilians met with the fighters. A Ukrainian […]

Russia withdraws from International Space Station due to sanctions against Ukraine

Russia will end its participation in the International Space Station amid objections to Western sanctions on the country for its war against Ukraine. Dmitry Rogozin, chief executive of Russia’s space agency Roscosmos, criticized the economic penalties in an interview with state television over the weekend, Bloomberg reported. “The decision has already been taken, we don’t […]

Russia Uses Cyber ​​Attacks in Ukraine to Support Military Attacks,

WASHINGTON — Weeks after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, American officials wondered about the seemingly missing weapon: Russia’s powerful cyber arsenal that many experts expect to be used in the opening hours of an invasion to bring down Ukraine’s power grid, fry the cell phone system, and President Volodymyr Zelensky’ separate it from the […]

Live Updates | Biden says Russia is committing ‘genocide’

MENLO, Iowa – President Joe Biden for the first time referred to Russia’s invasion in Ukraine as a “genocide” Tuesday. Speaking in Iowa at an event about steps his administration is taking to staunch rising fuel costs because of the war, Biden termed the conflict, which has seen Russia carry out atrocities against Ukrainian civilians, […]

War with Russia could drive car prices and shortages further

DETROIT – BMW has stopped production at two German plants. Mercedes is slowing down work at its assembly plants. Warning against production stoppages, Volkswagen is seeking alternative sources for spare parts. For more than a year, the global auto industry has been grappling with a catastrophic shortage of computer chips and other vital parts that […]

Is Russia Leaving the International Space Station? Not really.

The head of Russia’s space agency said on Saturday that he would present a proposal to the Russian government to end cooperation on the International Space Station program. Dimitry Rogozin, managing director of Roscosmos, the state agency that oversees Russia’s space program, accused Western nations’ sanctions after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine of jeopardizing cooperation in […]

How the war turned the lives of climate activists in Russia upside down

Raising climate awareness under an authoritarian government is lonely and dangerous. But Arshak Makichyan, a young activist from Russia, deeply believed in this. For years, he stood alone in Moscow’s squares, carrying banners to protest climate inaction, speaking at conferences and building a social media following. He was detained several times by the police. It […]