Tag Archive for US Russia

Report: Israeli intel-spies expose Russians using popular software to hack systems

In a NYT report, Israel’s cyber intelligence unit allegedly discovered Russian gov’t hackers manipulated Kaspersky Lab antivirus software, used globally by hundreds of millions of people including the U.S. government, to obtain sensitive info inside the U.S.



Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is also used by 400 million people globally, including US government agencies, according to media reports on Tuesday.

Israel cyber crime unit situation room – Israel Police Spokesperson’s Dept.

The Israeli officials who had hacked into Kaspersky’s network over two years ago then warned their US counterparts of the Russian intrusion, said The New York Times, which first reported the story. Continue Reading »

ANALYSIS from Israel: A look at who wins, loses from US-Russia Syrian ceasefire agreement

Jordan steps up taking a key position in a deal that concerns Israel’s national interests and shows Washington has stopped being an impotent observer of the Syrian catastrophe, now working with Russia to arrive at a solution.



A ceasefire went into effect on Sunday in southern Syria along the border with Israel and Jordan. It covers the provinces of Deraa, Quneitra and Suweida. US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster provided the usual boilerplate reasons behind US support for it. The United States is committed to “helping to end the conflict in Syria.” This agreement would be an “important step toward common goals.” Continue Reading »

Israel was source of intel Trump transferred to Russian FM to fight ISIS


First orchestrated by outgoing Obama gov’t, now the US media run by Trump detractors are trying to make federal case on transfer of intel to Russia, saying US president could be ‘security risk for entire western world,’ when the exact opposite is closer to the truth.

By i24NEWS


Israel was apparently the source of the highly classified information that Donald Trump was accused of disclosing in a meeting with Russian officials on Monday, revealed a current and former White House official familiar with the situation to the New York Times on Tuesday.

US President Donald Trump (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in February.

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MEMRI Report: Putin ready to sacrifice Iran to improve ties with United States


The Middle East Media Research Institute report cites several Iranian articles, concluding that Russia is essentially trying to marginalize Iran in Syria and “eliminate” its ability to shape Syria’s future despite their nominal cooperation.

By Erez Linn & Israel Hayom Staff


Russia is willing to use Iran as a bargaining chip to move closer to the United States, and as a result Moscow’s relations with Tehran have been hurt, the Middle East Media Research Institute said in a report released Wednesday.

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Pentagon study: U.S. anti-missile shield against Iranian missiles is seriously lacking


U.S. congressional investigators say $US-multibillion missile defense system for Europe faces problems that can be corrected, but the ‘adjustments’ could stir a diplomatic row with Russia.


Secret U.S. Defense Department studies cast doubt on whether a multibillion-dollar missile defense system planned for Europe will ever be able to protect the U.S. from Iranian missiles as intended, congressional investigators say.

A Ghader missile is launched from the area near the Iranian port of Jask port

A Ghader missile is launched from the area near the Iranian port of Jask port on the shore of the Oman Sea during an Iranian navy drill, Jan. 1, 2013. – Photo by AP

Military officials say they believe the problems can be overcome and are moving forward with plans. Continue Reading »