Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in US election to help Trump

DoJ indictment alleges Russian operatives ‘communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign’ Thirteen Russians have been criminally charged for interfering in the 2016 US election to help Donald Trump, the office of Robert Mueller, the special counsel, announced on Friday. Mueller’s office said 13 Russians and three Russian entities, including the notorious state-backed “troll farm” the…

Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent app that could allow hackers to remotely execute malicious code on BitTorrent users’ computers and take control of them. The vulnerability has been uncovered by Google’s Project Zero vulnerability reporting team, and one of its researchers Tavis Ormandy has also posted a proof-of-concept attack—just 40…