Leonid Slutsky © Alexander Shcherbak/TASS MOSCOW, December 31. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called the wise decision of the President of the Russian Federation not to expel American diplomats in response to the expulsion of the representatives of the Russian diplomatic mission in the United States.
The hackers who allegedly hacked into the power grid in the United States, in fact, penetrated only in the office a laptop, said the operator of Vermont Burlington Electric. After the US intelligence community on Thursday, December 29, warned the power industry about possible dangers hackers connected to Russia, the company conducted a review of their computers and on one of the laptops found malware. It is emphasized that the laptop was not connected to the grid. “We immediately took steps to isolate the laptop, and warned Federal officials about this finding. Any signs of unauthorized information about customers or threats to the security of our system is not” — said in a statement. The company is cooperating with the secret services to trace the source of malicious software and to prevent any other attempts to infiltrate the utility system. Earlier it was reported that the US authorities have detected