Former Trump campaign chairman registers as a foreign agent

/ Jun 28, 2017

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as a foreign agent

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, registered Tuesday with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging that he coached party members on how to interact with U.S. government officials.Manafort ...

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

Jun 27, 2017

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.Company and government officials reported major disruption to the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which said ...

British lawmakers hit by sustained cyberattack

/ Jun 25, 2017

British lawmakers hit by sustained cyberattack

Britain’s Parliament was hit by a “sustained and determined” cyberattack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country’s health service.The House of Commons said it was working with the National Cyber ...

CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump: report

/ Jun 24, 2017

CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump: report

The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the U.S. presidential race, the Washington Post reported Friday.The intelligence shocked the White House and put U.S. security chiefs on a top-secret crisis ...

U.S. attorney general next to land in scandal's spotlight

/ Jun 11, 2017

U.S. attorney general next to land in scandal's spotlight

Jeff Sessions, a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as U.S. attorney general, heads to Congress this coming week, where he will face a grilling about his Russian interactions.Sessions, among the earliest high-profile backers of Trump’s election campaign, appears before his former ...