Friday, December 2, 2022
Aleksei Burkov, a 29-year-old Russian suspected of hacking-related crimes, has made his first public appearance in a U.S. federal court on Tuesday since being extradited from Israel earlier this week, Haaretz reported. Burkov’s lawyer said the man was extradited overnight and appeared in the Eastern Court of Virginia to face...
In March, Russia's Ministry of Digital Development released a draft of an e-passport. It states that Moscow residents will be able to acquire them starting December 1, 2021, and that they will be accessible across the nation no later than July 1, 2023. An e-passport is a plastic card...
Alexei Bogdanov, Chief Designer of the Android Technics Research and Production Association and Head of the Marker Project Lab, told TASS on Wednesday that the Marker robotic platform is capable of simultaneously attacking targets with multiple kinds of weaponry. "The Marker employs a novel drive solution in which an optoelectronic...
Hackers who broke into a German government network last month buried hidden coded instructions into emails which they sent to staffers’ Microsoft Outlook inboxes, daily Suddeutsche Zeitung reported. According to security sources cited by the newspaper, hackers first infected a series of target computers with a form of malware, or...
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed the successful test launch of a new Zircon hypersonic cruise missile as a “big event” for the country, DefenseNews informed. Speaking to Putin via a video call, Russian General Staff chief Valery Gerasimov said the test launch took place Tuesday from the Admiral Groshkov frigate...
Roskomnadzor has issued an administrative procedure against Google for allegedly breaching Russian rules on database localization. Facebook and Twitter are also expected to respond, "after which the issue of instituting administrative procedures will be determined," according to the agency. According to Roskomnadzorup up to this date, approximately 600 branch offices of...
Global tech giants like Google, Facebook and Apple should bring revenue to the countries where they are doing business, the Russian Finance Ministry has announced, hinting the country could impose a planned “digital tax,” RBC reported. The ministry proposes amending Russia’s tax legislation to make leading multinational tech companies pay...
Russia’s Energia Space Rocket Corporation has come back to the idea of sending a manned mission to the Moon with the help of four Angara-A5V rocket launches, a source in the domestic space industry told TASS on Tuesday. "As part of the research work, the Energia Space Rocket Corporation is...
The rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to the rise of new occupations, such as biomedical engineers, neural information specialists, and neuro interface designers, the CEO of Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, Herman Gref said on Wednesday, according to Lenta.ru. "Technologies in today’s world are the dominating factor determining...
Russian direct-to-home (DTH) TV services operator Orion has entered into a cooperation agreement with Media-Content for the broadcasting of Ultra HD channels Russian Extreme Ultra and Ultra HD Cinema, Broadband TV News reported. According to the company, this is the first time it has used its play-out complex for the...