The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37

In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War, which was the decades long conflict between the USA and the USSR. The Cold War was called cold because of the lack of actual fighting, but this is inaccurate. There was plenty of fighting, from Korea to Viet Nam to Afghanistan, but we’ll get intoContinue reading “The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37”

Russian hackers target aid groups in new cyber-attack, says Microsoft

Microsoft says another wave of Russian cyber-attacks has targeted government agencies and human rights groups in 24 countries, most in the US. It said about 3,000 email accounts at more than 150 different organisations had been attacked this week. The group responsible was the same one that carried out last year’s SolarWinds attacks, which Russia’sContinue reading “Russian hackers target aid groups in new cyber-attack, says Microsoft”

Mexican president accuses US of interference over funding for NGOs

Diplomatic note sent ahead of meeting with Kamala Harris Anti-corruption and press freedom groups draw official ire Mexico’s populist president has accused the United States of undue interference in the country’s internal affairs just before a virtual meeting with the US vice-president, Kamala Harris, which was expected to focus on slowing Central American migration. SpeakingContinue reading “Mexican president accuses US of interference over funding for NGOs”

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