Category Archives: Russian interference

FCC rules requiring foreign governments to disclose broadcast time take effect

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday began requiring foreign governments and their representatives to disclose when they lease time on American airwaves. When it announced the new rules last April, the FCC highlighted a Chinese government-controlled radio station based in Washington, D.C. and coverage that it said favored China’s positioning on a host of public policy […]

Ukraine exposes expansive Russian hacking operation targeting its government, infrastructure

Ukraine’s top law enforcement agency published a detailed analysis Thursday outing what it says are Russian hackers and “traitors who sided with the enemy” behind a sweeping campaign that began in 2014. The hackers, according to the Security Service of Ukraine, are responsible for more than 5,000 cyberattacks on Ukrainian state entities and critical infrastructure […]

EU takes aim at Russia over ‘Ghostwriter’ hacking campaign against politicians, government officials

The European Union formally blamed Russia on Friday, just ahead of this weekend’s German elections, for a hacking campaign targeting EU government officials and politicians. And the EU is threatening to take unspecified action. “The European Union will revert to this issue in upcoming meetings and consider taking further steps,” reads a statement from the […]

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