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Another Ransomware Attack Is Rapidly Spreading Across Europe

Hackers hit Ukraine’s national bank, the state power provider, an airport, and a number of other agencies and companies with a ransomware attack on Tuesday. This left top-ranking Ukrainian officials unable to access computers and an untold number of citizens unable to access their money. The scariest part? The United…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Jill Stein Doesn’t Care About Republicans Stealing Your Healthcare

Take a few minutes to look over Jill Stein’s Facebook wall and Twitter feed. If this was your primary source of information, you would literally have no idea that Republicans are on the brink of taking healthcare away from 24 million Americans to pay for a one Trillion dollar tax cut for the rich. …Continue […]

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Obama Authorized Cyberstrikes Against Russia Through Secret Program That Continues Under Trump

Following the Kremlin-directed cyberattacks that upended the Democratic Party last summer, then-President Barack Obama reportedly approved the use of cyberweapons targeting sensitive Russian computer systems, according to a new report from the Washington Post—one of the most comprehensive so far to describe the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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The Russia Hack Truther Has Logged On

After weeks of working in secret, Senate Republicans finally unveiled their bill to repeal much of Obamacare on Thursday, legislation that would likely leave tens of millions of Americans uninsured. President Trump, however, attended to more pressing matters on Twitter—namely, his persistent, inexplicable belief that…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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The Russia Hack Truther Has Logged On

After weeks of working in secret, Senate Republicans finally unveiled their bill to repeal much of Obamacare on Thursday, legislation that would likely leave tens of millions of Americans uninsured. President Trump, however, attended to more pressing matters on Twitter—namely, his persistent, inexplicable belief that…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Mike Pence Just Lawyered Up, Which is Pretty Damn Huge

I think about Mike Pence a lot.Mostly because I think a lot about how the hell this gelatinous, orange death train our country is currently riding will come to a stop. Will it catastrophically derail? Find itself being dragged back to the station? Non-ceremoniously switch conductors and keep right …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jeff Sessions Essentially Hinted That The Trump Campaign Is Tied To Russia

In theory, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee thanks to allegations made by former FBI Director James Comey while recalling his experience being fired, admittedly by Trump, in an effort to end the investigation into …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Russia’s Attack on the US Election Was Apparently Much Worse Than We Thought

If you had any doubt that Russian hackers attempted to meddle with the United States electoral system, a new report from Bloomberg is here to scare the shit out of you. Not only did Russia go after a voting software supplier in one state (as previously reported by The Intercept), Putin’s cyber army reportedly targeted…Read […]

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Russia’s Attack on the US Election Was Apparently Much Worse Than We Thought

If you had any doubt that Russian hackers attempted to meddle with the United States electoral system, a new report from Bloomberg is here to scare the shit out of you. Not only did Russia go after a voting software supplier in one state (as previously reported by The Intercept), Putin’s cyber army reportedly targeted…Read […]

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Is Trump Stupid Enough To Fire Mueller? Who The Hell Knows Anymore?

As we plummet even further into the hellscape known as Donald Trump’s America – where Nazis feel emboldened enough to say, “Hey! Quit picking on us just because we’re Nazis!” – we’ve already watched as Republican senators sharpened their knives right in front of former FBI Director James Comey’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Hackers Built a Weapon to Trigger Blackouts—and It Could Work Anywhere

The seemingly local cyberattack that cut power to part of Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, last December could have been a test run. And security researchers now say the malware believed to have caused the blackout is actually modular, mostly automated, and highly adaptable. That means it doesn’t just work on electrical grids…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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David Simon Has Best Twitter Thread On Trump’s Guilt After Comey Hearing

I don’t have much to add to the Comey hearing. It’s become clear that depending on your political affiliation, you either saw a former FBI director call Trump a liar and lay the groundwork for an obstruction of justice case (while not so subtly hinting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t be …Continue reading Continue […]

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David Simon Has Best Twitter Thread On Trump’s Guilt After Comey Hearing

I don’t have much to add to the Comey hearing. It’s become clear that depending on your political affiliation, you either saw a former FBI director call Trump a liar and lay the groundwork for an obstruction of justice case (while not so subtly hinting that Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t be …Continue reading Continue […]

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Russian Hackers Testing Malware With Britney Spears’s Instagram 

In an impressive bit of cyber-sleuthing, security researchers have discovered that a nasty piece of malware was being tested by a Russian-speaking hacker group and it was using the comment section of Britney Spears’s Instagram as a way to call home.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Why Kushner’s Russian ‘Back Channel’ Looks Dirty As Hell

In the world of U.S. diplomacy, back channels of communication between governments exist for various reasons. But they are more regulated than you may think. Though, it appears that President Trump’s son-in-law ’s meeting with the Russian ambassador at Trump Tower was anything but regulated. And his actions weren’t…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Why Are We Still Using the Espionage Act?

The Trump administration has taken it’s first step in retaliating against leakers, showing that the President’s tirades on twitter are more than just rhetorical threats. Charges have been brought under the Espionage Act against a 25 year-old NSA contractor for allegedly providing a news outlet with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Alt-Left is Losing Its Mind – And People Are Noticing

With Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Paris Climate Accords, the revelation that Jared Kushner created a secret line of communication to talk with the Kremlin, and the disastrous repercussions of the NATO conference, the Alt-Left only wants to talk about one thing – the Seth Rich conspiracy. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Megyn Kelly Had Freedom Russian Journalists Don’t, Yet Failed to Hold Vladimir Putin to Account

Tough luck for anyone who was hoping to feel satisfied after watching Megyn Kelly’s much anticipated interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The roughly 10 minute discussion was featured on the debut episode of NBC’s new program, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly. While she is often heralded …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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