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Russian Bitcoin exchange chief arrested in connection to Mt. Gox ‘hack’

The Mt.

Gox hack which left thousands of investors out of pocket may have connections to Russia.

US Energy Secretary takes 22-minute prank call from “Ukrainian Prime Minister”

Perry defended Paris Agreement withdrawal, entertained pig manure biofuel idea.

Microsoft targets Fancy Bear’s domains in trademark lawsuit

"Redirectinghellip;Strontium domains will directly disrupt current Strontium infrastructure."

School of card knocks: Russophone criminals offered online courses in credit...

Обратите внимание на спину! Cyber crime lords have come up with a new money-spinner – Russian-language e-learning courses geared towards teaching the skills necessary to rip off consumers and card companies.…

Yandex open sources CatBoost machine learning library

Russian search engine creator Yandex has joined the ranks of Google, Amazon, and Microsoft by releasing its own open source machine learning library, CatBoost.The Apache-licensed CatBoost is for “open-source gradient boosting on decision trees,” according to its GitHub repositoryrsquo;s README.
Itnbsp;provides a way to perform classifications and rankings of data by using a collection of decision-making mechanisms, or “learners,” rather than a single one. Results generated by the learners are weighted and classified based on the strengths and weaknesses of each learner.

By combining many learners, CatBoost can yield better results than decision-making systems that rely on individual learners.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

This cheap password-stealing malware just added to your security headaches

Russian built Ovidiy Stealer comes with slick marketing and support to users to encourage sales to the lowest level hackers.

Uber accepts minority role, merges with Russian ride-sharing company

Uber will own 37% of the combined entity, which will operate in 127 cities.

US Voters Consider Russia the Largest Security Risk to Elections

Nearly half of US voters believe Russia is the largest security risk for elections in the nation, according to a survey.

Kaspersky under scrutiny after Bloomberg story claims close links to FSB

CEO: “This story is BS brewed on political agenda.”

Russia, China vow to kill off VPNs, Tor browser

New laws needed because today's censorship not good enough, apparently Russia and China are banning the use of virtual private networks, as their governments assert ever greater control over what citizens can see online.…

Wait, what? Trump proposed a joint “cyber security unit” with Russia

“Itrsquo;s not the dumbest idea I have ever heard, but itrsquo;s pretty close.”