Posts Tagged: Russia hacking

WEAKNESS: Obama Admin Refused To Stop Russian Interference Over Retaliation Fears

The U.S.’s standings as a superpower suffered greatly under the Obama years. The previous administration drew various ‘red lines’ and issued strongly worded threats – yet still, our enemies moved onward. A new report by POLITICO says the Obama administration refused to respond to alleged Russian interference because it feared retaliation.  Washington Free Beacon reports:… Read more »

Putin Denies Russia Interfered In 2016 Election

UPDATE: Trump administration officials are already denying the Russian foreign minister’s statement that President Trump “accepted” Putin’s assurance that Russia did not meddle with the election. Pushback already from Trump administration: one official tells @NBCNews Lavrov's "not accurate" w/this comment –> https://t.co/URIsFPQYWT — Hallie Jackson (@HallieJackson) July 7, 2017 —Original Post— The meeting between President… Read more »

Panetta: Russia Hacked US Because Of Perceived Weakness

Watch the latest video at <a href=”//video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> Former Obama defense secretary and CIA director Leon Panetta says perceived “weakness” encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to direct cyber-attacks against the United States and interfere with the 2016 election. In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Panetta responded to Washington Post reporting over the weekend that the… Read more »

Obama DHS Secretary: We Offered To Help The DNC Combat Russian Hacking, They Declined

Testifying in front of the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday morning, former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson revealed assistance from his department was offered to the Democrat National Committee to combat Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election, but was rejected. “I pressed my staff to know whether DHS was sufficiently proactive, and on the scene… Read more »

Reality Can Hit Back: Details Continue To Pile Up

The 25-year-old accused of releasing classified information about Russia’s hacking attempts, has pleaded “not guilty” and more details on her have been released. To start, the investigation has been expanded for more documents and possible attacks she wrote about. Reality Winner, yes that’s her name, was indicted on charges of “willful retaining and releasing national… Read more »