Jan 18, 2017

Canadian energy firms at bigger risk from cyber, bomb attacks, spy agency says

Canada’s main spy agency last year warned energy companies about an increasing risk of cyber espionage and attacks on pipelines, oil storage and shipment facilities and power transmission towers using homemade explosives, according to a classified document obtained by Reuters. The Canadian Security Intelligence ...

Jan 12, 2017

The Trump-Russia dossier: what we know

An explosive but unsubstantiated political research dossier on Donald Trump’s links to Russia alleges that his aides colluded with the Kremlin ahead of the U.S. election, and that Russia has compromising information of a sexual nature about Trump. American media and politicians have been ...

BuzzFeed in media firestorm over Trump-Russia dossier

Jan 12, 2017

BuzzFeed in media firestorm over Trump-Russia dossier

A fierce controversy erupted Wednesday after BuzzFeed News published an unsubstantiated dossier containing lurid details on purported intelligence gathered by Russia about President-elect Donald Trump. Two media outfits — BuzzFeed and CNN — were singled out by Trump, who publicly attacked both as purveyors ...

WikiLeaks's Assange: bold publisher or Russian dupe?

Jan 8, 2017

WikiLeaks's Assange: bold publisher or Russian dupe?

Accusations that Russia interfered with the U.S. presidential election by leaking hacked documents via WikiLeaks have put a fresh spotlight on the crusading website’s founder, Julian Assange. A report from the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released Friday accuses Russian ...