US Special Counsel Robert Mueller may be building criminal charges against the Russian operatives that hacked the US DNC, Hillary Clinton campaign manager John Podesta and other Democrat-related entities.
The cyber-espionage gang Pawn Storm, also known as Fancy Bear and affiliated with Russian intelligence, targeted US senators in a cyber-espionage reminiscent of the one launched against French President Emmanuel Macron.
A former NSA employee pleaded guilty to taking classified national defence information that was later stolen by Russian spies.
US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) is pushing for a US federal government-wide ban of security software developed by Kaspersky Lab.
Reports in ABC News in America claim that the Senate intelligence committee is investigating links between Kaspersky Lab and Russia which could threaten US infrastructure, allegations the company strongly denies.
Ruslan Stoyanov was investigating a senior figure within the Russian FSB, who was allegedly receiving money from foreign organisations to assist in cyber-investigations.