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SolarWinds: What We Know About Russia’s Latest Alleged Hack Of U.S. Government : NPR

The Pentagon is one of several government entities that have been part of a hack that hinged on a vulnerability in SolarWinds’ Orion network monitoring products. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Imag “It’s as if you wake up one … Continue reading

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US cyber-attack: Around 50 firms ‘genuinely impacted’ by massive breach – BBC News

Hackers accessed major organisations by compromising software developed by Texas IT firm SolarWinds https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-55386947

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‘Deeply damaging and dangerous:’ List of victims of the Russian-linked SolarWinds hack keeps widening | Financial Post

The hackers using a backdoor in widely used SolarWinds software hacked at least three state governments, the U.S. nuclear weapons agency and Microsoft among others. PHOTO BY FRED TANNEAU/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES PHOTO BY FRED TANNEAU/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES — … Continue reading

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The Psychology Behind Unwavering Supporters of Donald Trump and other recent Populists

Psychologists have researced how Donald Trump and other recent populists have gained and maintained support despite shocking behavior. The following is a copy of this Psycology Today article by Bobby Azarian Ph.D. – (Mind In The Machine) from 2016 with … Continue reading

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Facebook removes 276 fake accounts linked to conservative group

Oct 8 2020 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-facebook-removes-276-fake-accounts-linked-to-conservative-group/ The conservative / republican supporting group also had created fake accounts that were liberal or left leaning. Likely to create divisive posts and extreme left views that were false or misleading and not shared by majority … Continue reading

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The coronavirus pandemic is the breakthrough Xi Jinping has been waiting for

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits an industrial park, which produces high-end auto parts and molds, in Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Pr Opinion https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/the-coronavirus-pandemic-is-the-breakthrough-xi-jinping-has-been-waiting-for-and-hes-making-his-move/ … What’s new is that the Chinese state is committing vast resources to a hybrid strategy of … Continue reading

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NATO Auditor found dead and family initally suspicious but later accept it was suicide

The Nato flag | Georges Gobet/AFP via Getty Images Here is more info about this death plus a related post on social media / misleadia with conspiracy theory, some commentary about what is feeding these and similar conspiracy theories and … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic weapons and war scenarios – Blackout Warfare

The sun sets behind power lines and poles in Rosemead,California, on July 9, 2018. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) /Getty Images) — ‘Blackout Warfare’ Report reveals electromagnetic war scenarios BY: Bill Gertz January 24, 2019 Several nations, including … Continue reading

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Foreign Twitter trolls stoked debates about immigrants and pipelines in Canada, data show

A CBC analysis of thousands of troll tweets has found evidence of foreign influence campaigns targeting Canadians’ debates over pipeline and immigration policy. (Thomas White/Reuters) (Thomas White/Reuters) — Twitter and other social media networks have been manipulated by thousands of … Continue reading

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U.S. suspends nuclear arms treaty with Russia who follows suit

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu during a meeting in the Kremlin on Saturday. (Alexei Nikolsky/ Sputnik via AP) Feb 3 2019 – The Globe and Mail, CBC, Time and added commentary The US have … Continue reading

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