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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The theme of “Russian hackers” in the US has reached a high voltage


Photo: Nikolay Gyngazov/Global Look Rgege next year minimum wage (the minimum wage) should be compared with the cost of living. The job has given Vladimir Putin. The state Duma has promised to enact as soon as possible. Thus, the minimum wage equal to the subsistence minimum for the first time, although it has declared in recent years. Will this help in the fight against poverty? Details…

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Go to a section…”Sevastopol should become the southern capital”Photo: Vasily Batanov/RIA “news”,”If you spend time on the constant scandals, public discussion, and to care in other planes other than work, then you have nothing useful happens” – said the newspaper VIEW, the newly elected Governor of Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov. In particular, he commented on the subject of previous disagreements with the team of his predecessor Alexey Chaly. Details…

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Go to a section…”to Turn Victory Park into a Museum not normal”Photos: spravka.sevas.com”Sevastopol has a glut, where virtually every square meter of the monuments. Residents even said that there are already enough” – said the newspaper VIEW Nadezhda Vinokurova, chief engineer of “Institute Novgorodgrazhdanproekt”, developed the project of reconstruction of Victory Park in Sevastopol. Details…

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Go to a section…the United States remained a gap, a critically vulnerable to nuclear attackPhoto: Workman/WikipediaРассуждающие about the prospect of nuclear war between the US and the DPRK think in terms of a missile strike, the benefit is for the missiles, Pyongyang has bet. Meanwhile, it is obvious that such an attack is impossible. But it is theoretically possible the other is also nuclear and so devastating that America after he did not recover for a very long time. Details…

  • North Korea has rejected a new UN security Council sanctions
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Go to a section…”Arrow from Ivanteevka” was inspired by the American experiencePhoto: from the personal pages vk.com the alleged shooter”Ivanteevka is a very beautiful, prosperous city with good, proper social environment. We need to understand what pushed a young man to such actions,” – said the newspaper VIEW Duma Deputy from the Moscow region Sergei Zhigarev. A student opened fire in class, according to classmates, was different unsociable disposition, however, he did not hide his intentions, no one took the example. Details…

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Eduard Birov: Where did the “Orthodox LIH”

Media horror story “ISIL is terrorizing the Orthodox culture”, it seems, may be one of the main subjects of liberal propaganda in the new political season leading up to the elections of the President.
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Andrew Schmidt: Why Russia is easy to do business

What we in Germany took years of painstaking work, managed to do in Russia for a few months at a comparable budget, and he’s always at the start of several thousand euros.
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Yevgeny Satanovsky: the Arc of the armistice

What are the chances of eradicating the “Islamic state” as a tool of influence in the middle East the Sunni elites in the development of the situation in the Muslim world? The IG is not the structure, the aim of which was the establishment of a Caliphate.
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    Online marathon “election Night – 2017”

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    Putin held a plenary meeting of the Eastern economic forum

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      Defined “Miss America – 2018”

      For the first time in the history of the contest “Miss America” winner was the representative of North Dakota. 23-year-old Kara Mundu is the USA champion, and six years ago was marked by Obama for his merits in the field of philanthropy. Local media and bloggers, however, the winner dubbed the “fatty”Details…Discussion: 21 review

      “Irma” flooded Miami

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      Musk first showed SpaceX space suit in full growth

      Elon Musk in his blog posted photos of the new SpaceX space suit in full growth. Prior to that, he showed the helmet and upper part of the protective space suit. The man in the suit standing on the background of the ship Crew DragonПодробности…Discussion: 11 comments

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          “To shut down new York, enough to penetrate the information system several private companies that provide the city with electricity and to give the command to shutdown”. With these words Russian experts comment on speculation in the Western press on the subject of possible threats to the “Russian hackers” energy supply of the United States. As far as these accusations persuasive?

          “Russian hackers” have created a program CrashOverride, which can turn off the computers that are responsible for the energy system of cities in the U.S., said Tuesday the American company Dragos, reports the Washington Post.

          “To shut down the huge metropolis of new York, enough to penetrate the information system several private companies that provide city and, accordingly, to give the command”

          Dragos works in the field of information security. We are talking about the hacker group Electrum, which, in the opinion of the company, connected with the Russian authorities. CrashOverride virus can shut down for a period of from several hours to several days. Penetrating into the system, it begins to work simultaneously in several points. Dragos claims that “Russian hackers” have already used CrashOverride for attacks against Ukraine.

          Now, according to the American experts, the hackers have improved the program, which creates a threat to the United States. The attack on the U.S. power grid would, in the opinion of the company, “turning point” in the development of cyberspace. Dragos also claims that the engineering system of the United States in the last few years attracted the attention of the “Russian hackers”. The Department of homeland security (DHS), the U.S. has not yet commented on this information.

          We will remind, on the night of 18 December 2016 the fifth part of the capital of Ukraine was without electricity due to the accident at the substation in a suburb of Kiev. Cybersecurity experts from Kiev firm ISSP, working by order of the Ministry of energy, by mid-January concluded that the substation is knocked out by unknown hackers. And the attack was the same perfect in 2015 at the West of the country – Ivano-Frankivsk region in which no light was 225 thousand people. The Ministry of internal security of the USA then suggested that the evidence of the attacks are in Russia. However, Reuters sources claimed that the blackout in December 2015 staged another hacking group Sandworm, which, however, also considered in the West the Russian. But now the Americans do not exclude that we are talking about the same group.

          The employees themselves ISSP admitted the newspaper VIEW that to fully protect the Ukrainian infrastructure from hacker attacks “is impossible”.

          How secure is the power company USA

          Publisher of Information Security, an expert in the field of information security Alexander Vlasov says: electricity in the United States is decentralized. Is as fully private companies, and companies with state participation. For the light, for example, in new York, meets several of the energy companies of different sizes and all of them are to different degrees protected against hacker attacks. “In some companies, the modernization of the protection systems has already passed. There’s all the malicious viruses, that is, kicking on the approaches. In others, the process of modernization is still going on, so not all viruses can be neutralized”.

          “I suspect that there are companies with varying degrees of capitalization and possibilities of investment in infrastructure and protection from cyber-attacks. In some companies there is a state share, some are private. It also affects the way in which they are protected.

          “We remember the new York blackout of 2003, but then it was not about hackers, but about infrastructure failure, – said the newspaper VIEW Director of the Russian Association of electronic communications Sergey Plugotarenko. – If someone is introduced to the system from within, to carry out the attack easier. The most important asset for diversion will be integrated into the system, dealing with security of such infrastructures”.

          “I think the power company of American cities from hacker attacks seriously protected, – said the expert. Usually cyber criminals are always a step ahead. However, not in those matters when we are talking about life support systems. Here, the authorities throw all forces, employ the best specialists”.

          Whether “Russian” to extinguish the light in new York

          Vlasov said the newspaper VIEW that the level of Russian hackers supposedly attained such that they are able to penetrate the systems of energy companies in the U.S., but that in itself is an unlikely situation. “In principle, can. Now, to disconnect the huge metropolis of new York, enough to penetrate the information system several private companies that provide the city with electricity and to give the command to shutdown”, – said Vlasov.

          But by themselves, the insights of the company Dragos Vlasov considers plausible. “Ukraine’s energy system is in poor condition – he said the newspaper VIEW. There is and so everything turns off by itself, no Russian hackers don’t need”.

          “I don’t know anything about that in Russia, someone is purposefully doing this, explained Plugotarenko. – I think this is unlikely, since in any case we all know that there are no hackers, which it is impossible to track. Track can – with some effort, especially when there are several States that are interested to find out who might make attacks on such infrastructure projects”.

          On the other hand, one cannot completely exclude the emergence of a brilliant single – black hat, which could really provoke an attack on the U.S. power grid. “This man could be in Russia. But an organized group, and especially associated with the Russian government? I think it’s funny. It is unlikely that this can seriously talk”.

          Head of the Department of information warfare Laboratory advanced development Igor Nezhdanov told the newspaper VIEW that to take seriously the insights of the company Dragos impossible.

          “May be associated with the Russian authorities? The wording itself is only a smile. May be related, or may not be related. In may, WikiLeaks released internal CIA documents from which it became known that the hackers of that office simulate the work of hackers from different countries, including Russian. What is lacking now to conclude that in this case, simulated the work of Russian hackers? Where is the actual evidence? The evidence does not show”.

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