US election

Moscow tired of ‘amateurishly emotional’ US intel report on hacker attacks

Russia still knows nothing about the true objectives of authors of the US intelligence report on hacker attacks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, according to the Russia state news agency TASS. "The absolutely unfounded accusations (in the published part of

Donald Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide

Reince Priebus said Trump believed Russia was behind the intrusions into the Democratic Party organizations, although Priebus did not clarify whether the president-elect agreed that the hacks were directed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Reuters reports. "He accepts the fact that this

US intel report: Putin sought to help Trump win election

The US intelligence said in the declassified report published on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to help Donald Trump win the presidential election, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The report was released shortly after intelligence chiefs briefed

US announces Russian sanctions, expels 35 diplomats

President Barack Obama took unprecedented steps Thursday retaliating against what the administration described as "Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities," including sanctioning six Russian individuals and five Russian entities as well as ordering Russian diplomats to leave the country, CNN reports. US President Barack

CNN: Obama administration prepares sanctions against Russia for meddling US election

The actions are expected to include expanded sanctions and diplomatic measures, the officials said, in what the administration deems a proportional response to a Russian operation that went beyond cyber hacking activities common among nations, CNN reports. Some of the steps are

US President Obama says he could’ve won election again

"I am confident in this vision because I'm confident that if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could've mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it," Obama told his former senior adviser David Axelrod in

Russian hackers used same malware against U.S. and Ukrainian artillery units

A hacking group linked to the Russian government and high-profile cyber attacks against Democrats during the U.S. presidential election likely used a malware implant on Android devices to track and target Ukrainian artillery units from late 2014 through 2016, according to a

Barack Obama promises retaliation for Russian election hacking

"We need to take action and we will," he told US public radio network NPR, according to the BBC. Russia stands accused by the US of hacking the emails of the Democratic Party and a key Hillary Clinton aide, which the Kremlin

Vladimir Putin personally involved in US election hack – intelligence report

U.S. intelligence officials now believe with "a high level of confidence" that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News. Two senior officials with

US President orders investigation into cyber attacks during election season

"The President has directed the Intelligence Community to conduct a full review of what happened during the 2016 election process. It is to capture lessons learned from that and to report to a range of stakeholders," White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism