Us military hackers broke into the Russian national grid, telecommunications networks and "the Kremlin's system of control," reports NBC News, citing senior intelligence officials and documents seen by channel.
As noted, this penetration creates the conditions in order to inflict harm on Russian systems, if the United States deems it necessary.
Earlier, us officials said that Russia, China and other countries have penetrated segments of the critical infrastructure of the United States, leaving behind a bookmark of a malicious software, which when activated can turn off the electricity or the Internet in all major cities.
Accordingly, as the answer assumes the adoption of similar measures. In the intelligence community said that this is true in relation to Russia.
Recently in relation to Russia in the United States has begun to sound also charges that she allegedly tries to, including by the hacker action to interfere in the election process for the President to play along with the Republican Donald Trump, who some call "the Kremlin's favorite".
At the same time representatives of the American special services do not tend to expect from Russia of attacks on critical infrastructure, as it would be an act of war. However, they believe that in the framework of the information war to throw in a network of fake materials hack social media accounts to spread misinformation.
Officials clarify that cyber weapons, the U.S. will be involved in full measure only in the unlikely case that their country would suffer a serious attack. In invisible mode, if managed to infiltrate the network, remains, in particular, the possibility of secret data collection.
In early November, U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said, the decision on the response to the Russian cyber-attacks on American servers has long been accepted by President Barack Obama.
Summer became aware of the hacking of computer systems of the US Democratic party. Democrats have suggested that the attack — the handiwork of Russian hackers and Moscow is thus trying to affect the election results.
The Ministry of internal security of the United States October 7 published the statement, which stated that the hacking cost the Russian government. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov called funny rumors about Moscow's intervention in the election campaign in the United States, while noting that the us government has not presented a single proof of Russia's involvement in these actions.
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Moscow concerned by concentration of the strike group of the Navy of the United States in northeast Asia and counter the bellicose rhetoric of Pyongyang. This was stated by official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. According to her, the situation on the Korean Peninsula "continues to deteriorate".
The Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim called the Chairman of the Russian government Dmitry Medvedev to Express regret in connection with the collapse of the Russian intelligence ship Liman of the Black sea. Liman collided with a cargo ship and sank. The crew, consisting of 78 people were evacuated.
Intelligence ship black sea fleet "Liman" has observed all the rules of navigation, so the wine in his accident may lie in a foreign ship. This was announced at the headquarters of the black sea fleet, reports "Interfax" citing a source. However, the likelihood of a successful operation by the rise of "Estuary" is very large.
Savelovsky court of Moscow ordered the former participant of group "Agatha Christie" Vadim Samoilov to pay the debt his brother, musician Gleb. This was announced by the plaintiff's attorney Alisa Obraztsova. Samoilov has to pay the brother of 4.3 million rubles, and also to pay court costs in the amount of 30 thousand rubles.
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) have created a robot on tracks, able to build projects of any size, including walls of buildings. Used in the project technology resembles 3D printing, but in this case, the nozzle is "printer" is the mechanical "arm" of the machine.