Russia Follows China's Lead and Bans VPNs

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Russia bans VPNs with new law

Russia President Vladimir Putin signed a law this week banning virtual private networks, or VPNs, along with other tech that lets people surf the web anonymously, and it goes into effect on November 1st.

Russians Who Hacked DNC Now Targeting Macs

· · Editorial

Dramatic interpretation of a hacker plying his trade

A Russian group that hacked the Democratic National Committee during last year’s presidential election are now targeting Macs, according to security firm Bitedefender Labs. APT28—also known as Sofacy, Sednit APT, and other names—has been developing malware that targets Macs and gives the Russians remote access to those Macs. Bryan Chaffin has the details.