Obama vows action over Russia election hack as White House say Putin directly involved

Obama vows action over Russia election hack as White House say Putin directly involved

Barack Obama on Thursday said the United States would retaliate against Russian hacking after the White House accused Vladimir Putin of direct involvement in cyberattacks designed to influence the US election. The outgoing US president’s remarks dramatically upped the stakes in a dispute between the world’s leading nuclear powers over interference that may have swayed […]

Top Republican leaders back Russia election hack inquiry

Top Republican leaders back Russia election hack inquiry

Congress’ top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA’s belief that Russia meddled in last month’s election to help Donald Trump win, suggesting potential battles ahead with the incoming president over Moscow and US intelligence. Meanwhile, Trump said he would announce his choice for secretary of state Tuesday morning. He has chosen Exxon Mobil […]

FBI investigates possible Russian hack targeting New York Times reporters

FBI investigates possible Russian hack targeting New York Times reporters

The FBI is investigating cyber intrusions targeting reporters of The New York Times and is looking into whether Russian intelligence agencies are responsible for the acts, a U.S. official said Tuesday. The cyberattacks are believed to have targeted individual reporters, but investigators don’t believe the newspaper’s whole network was affected, according to the official, who […]