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Russian Intelligence Agencies Target the U.S. Vote, Abetted By Trump

Russian Intelligence Agencies Target the U.S. Vote, Abetted By Trump

[First in a Series: How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the US Election] Russian intelligence agencies – encouraged by the absence of any real U.S. pushback – are actively promoting disinformation about the U.S. presidential election, while seeking to hack into election systems, according to former CIA officers with Russian expertise and a wide variety...

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How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the U.S. Presidential Election

How Top World Intelligence Agencies Assess the U.S. Presidential Election

RUSSIA | ISRAEL | SOUTH KOREA How do the world’s spy services understand  America’s presidential election? Friend or foe, all of these intelligence agencies have a big stake in the outcome of the race between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The DEEP STATES web site has asked five journalists to take us...

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Россия: Главное разведывательное управление (ГРУ)

Россия: Главное разведывательное управление (ГРУ)

(In English: Inside Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate] Заявленная миссия ГРУ заключается в предоставлении военной разведки президенту и правительству России. Дополнительные задачи включают обеспечение военной, экономической и технологической безопасности России.  В отличие от других российских спецслужб, Федеральной службы безопасности (ФСБ) и СВР, ГРУ не является министерской организацией. ГРУ подчиняется начальнику генерального штаба и министру обороны, а...

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Six GRU Officers Charged With Cyber Attacks on Ukraine, South Korea, and French Elections

Six GRU Officers Charged With Cyber Attacks on Ukraine, South Korea, and French Elections

From the U.S. Department of Justice: These GRU hackers and their co-conspirators engaged in computer intrusions and attacks intended to support Russian government efforts to undermine, retaliate against, or otherwise destabilize: (1) Ukraine; (2) Georgia; (3) elections in France; (4) efforts to hold Russia accountable for its use of a weapons-grade nerve agent, Novichok, on...

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Could Russian Hackers Turn Out the Lights on Behalf of Trump? 

Could Russian Hackers Turn Out the Lights on Behalf of Trump? 

The ability of Russian intelligence agencies to disrupt U.S. infrastructure should not be doubted, says Jeff Stein at SpyTalk. With a vested interest in President Trump retaining power, the Russians have a motive. Former Bush national security adviser Richard Clarke sees a  threat. In 2018 Dan Coats, the then-director of national intelligence, warned that the...