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U.S. Escalates Online
Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid

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Posted By: M2, 6/16/2019 6:54:56 AM

The United States is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid in a warning to President Vladimir V. Putin and a demonstration of how the Trump administration is using new authorities to deploy cybertools more aggressively, current and former government officials said. In interviews over the past three months, the officials described the previously unreported deployment of American computer code inside Russia’s grid and other targets as a classified companion to more publicly discussed action directed at Moscow’s disinformation and hacking units around the 2018 midterm elections.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 6/16/2019 7:00:57 AM (No. 99121)
NYTwits' Motto: All the national secrets to post on our front page.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: FlyRight 6/16/2019 7:18:03 AM (No. 99132)
Can't read. Fire wall,
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Reply 3 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 6/16/2019 7:21:59 AM (No. 99135)
First I have heard of this. Is it true? I won't believe this unless its verified by a more trusted source. Guarantee the only reason the NY Times is reporting this is so they can protect their Russian ally. They will get their lefty allies in our government to move against Trump on this.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Upright2 6/16/2019 7:29:02 AM (No. 99138)
But... Putin and Trump are buddies. Putin owns Trump. I read that in the WaPo or the NYT or I heard it on MSNBC.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: tom7 6/16/2019 8:16:02 AM (No. 99168)
You can count on David Sanger to completely misconstrue any story to obtain an anti-American spin. The temptation is irresistible to him when he thinks he can embarrass Trump and the US in the process.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: thomthomp 6/16/2019 8:19:24 AM (No. 99174)
If it's in the NYTimes the odds are high it's a lie. In fact that could be their motto.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 6/16/2019 8:28:01 AM (No. 99179)
This slimes piece requires getting past the paywall. Meanwhile, I now wonder if Trump's private conversation with Putie, two years ago shortly after the President was sworn into office that the msm has its panties in a wad about, had something to do with the President issuing a stern warning to Putie that the sh&4 is about to hit the fan over Putie's meddling in American affairs.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: GO3 6/16/2019 8:59:56 AM (No. 99196)
#5 is right. Sanger is an agent provocateur who for years puts stuff out there about WMD, atom bombs, nuclear wheeling and dealing, and now cyber attacks. Wouldn't surprise me a bit if he was a mouthpiece for intel community obfuscation and anti-conservative propaganda.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: PChristopher 6/16/2019 9:40:45 AM (No. 99227)
Before he does that I hope he's hard and got our own power grid
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Reply 10 - Posted by: BarryNo 6/16/2019 10:38:39 AM (No. 99264)
If it were true, the Times would be guilty of treason and could immediately be shut down and the personnel in question remanded to prison. Because it's a lie, they seem to get more leeway for their yellow journalism. Either way, they are no friend to the United States. What if Russia took this seriously? You could thank the NYT for the multi-megaton nuke coming down your throats!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 6/16/2019 11:59:11 AM (No. 99323)
Why would I EVER read or, especially, believe ANYTHING writting in the NYT. They are the Fake News epicenter. Drop dead, NYT.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone 6/16/2019 4:00:58 PM (No. 99487)
The New York Times must have some Russian Agents aboard. As who else would have printed such a story?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: SueDotSue 6/16/2019 7:11:48 PM (No. 99565)
Yes, publication of stories like this whether true or not put a target on the back of all Americans, just as Obama Stuxnet attacks on Iran did. NY Times isn't the main problem, the problem is that Trump is a rag doll, the world knows he's a rag doll, and that he accepts it. Two of his NSA personnel contacted after the Times report said they had no national security concerns about NY Times report though declined to comment. The US has both major components of a Failed State: 1. It can't or won't defend its borders, and 2. It has no prevailing authority. It's not even about Russia, it's about US taxpayers. US elites will never let us be free. The only solution is to break up the US into parts.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 6/16/2019 11:28:22 PM (No. 99669)
NYT is never a reliable source. They DO work hard to harm the USA by releasing any sort of information that might help our enemies, though.
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