“The extent and volume of information that they were able to obtain in these subpoenas goes beyond the capabilities of an individual,” an expert said.
Israeli contractors reportedly gave the company, which was working on the Nigerian election, a USB stick with personal information on their opponent.
Calling the move “inexplicable,” Connecticut Democratic senator Richard Blumenthal lashed out at ride sharing giant Uber’s decision to pay off hackers who breached its computer system.
Kaspersky’s anti-virus program is used by 400 million people worldwide, including officials at about two dozen American government agencies.
“Antivirus is the ultimate back door,” said a former N.S.A. operator.
“My rationale for making this decision was simple: the people behind the Daily Stormer are assholes and I’d had enough,” wrote CEO Matt Prince.
“It was absolutely shocking and devastating at the time,” Johansson told Howard Stern.
The ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says President Trump may have revealed secret information in Fox News interview.
Unlike parliamentary democracies, which can dissolve legislatures and dismiss prime ministers at will, the U.S. Constitution makes removing a president a national trauma. The process is meant to ensure stability. It worked for 229 years. But the Founders didn’t fathom the likes of Trump.
The website of a pro-Trump group started by Sheldon Adelson was forced to temporarily shut down following an attack by hackers.