Cyberhacking, the Russian way

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Cybersecurity experts quickly reached a worldwide consensus that the recent hack of Democratic National Committee emails bore a Russian fingerprint. But pinning down the Russian government's involvement in the leak is a harder case to make since most of the nation's expertise is focused in the private sector. This is according to the author of a book about to be published in Russian next week. The Red Web is about the unique history and makeup of Russia's cyberscene. Fred Weir, Moscow correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, spoke recently with the one of the authors.

Credits

Guest:
Fred Weir - Christian Science Monitor - @fredweir3

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Paul von Zielbauer, Gideon Brower