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BERLIN | Austrian ex-officer suspected of spying for Russia since 90s

BERLIN — Austria‘s government said Friday that a retired colonel in the country’s military is suspected of having spied for Russia for decades, a claim swiftly dismissed by Moscow. The 70-year-old man from Salzburg, who wasn’t named, allegedly provided a Russian intelligence agency with information about Austria’s military and political situation, officials said. “According to … Continue reading BERLIN | Austrian ex-officer suspected of spying for Russia since 90s

SAN FRANCISCO | Hacker sentenced to 5 years for major Yahoo security breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young computer hacker who investigators say unwittingly worked for Russian spies was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for his role in a massive security breach at Yahoo that federal agents say was directed by a Russian intelligence agency. U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria also fined Karim Baratov $250,000 during … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Hacker sentenced to 5 years for major Yahoo security breach