Russia

Covid Research Remains Prime Target For Cyberattacks – NCSC

Latest review of the UK's cyber landscape reveals record number of cyberattacks, with Covid vaccine research remaining a prime target

2 weeks ago

More Arrests In Ongoing Campaign Against REvil Hacking Gang

Two more arrested by police in Romania, as global crackdown against Russia's Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware hackers continues

3 weeks ago

US Government Offers $10m Bounty For Colonial Pipeline Hackers

DarkSide criminals who hacked Colonial Pipeline are firmly in American crosshairs, after $10 million bounty is offered for their ID…

3 weeks ago

Samsung Barred From Importing Smartphones Into Russia

Russian court bans Samsung Electronics from importing and selling 61 models of smartphones in Russia over IP lawsuit concerning Samsung…

1 month ago

US, Kazakhstan Take Bitcoin Mining Lead From China

China's share of Bitcoin mining drops to zero amidst crackdown, as US, Kazakhstan and Russia see dramatic rises in mining…

1 month ago

Moscow Metro Facial Recognition System For Speedy Payments

Privacy concern. Moscow's Metro system has launched 'Face Pay', a mass facial recognition system for passengers paying for fares

1 month ago

NCSC Head Says Russia Remains UK’s Most Acute Cyber Threat

Russia remains the UK's most acute cyber threat and the source of most ransomware attacks, says head of National Cyber…

2 months ago

Did Russia Hack UK’s AstraZenica Covid Vaccine?

Did they hack the UK's vaccine? Newspaper reports Russia stole blueprint for the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in order to make Sputnik…

2 months ago

Russia To Send Bailiffs To Collect Unpaid Facebook Fines

Send in the bailiffs! Court in Moscow instructs state bailiffs on Thursday to collect fines imposed on Facebook throughout the…

2 months ago

SolarWinds Hackers Stole US Sanctions Data – Report

SolarWinds hackers linked to Russia's SVR intelligence service sought information on US sanctions policies and American counter-intelligence operations

2 months ago

Facebook Deletes Content Requested By Russia, But Will Still Be Fined

Not quick enough. Russia says Facebook has deleted the content it has requested, but will still be fined for not…

2 months ago

Russian Watchdog Warns Facebook Of Hefty Fine

Facebook warned it faces fine of up to 10 percent of its annual turnover in Russia, for failing to remove…

2 months ago

YouTube To Block All Anti-Vaccine Content

Streaming platform will now block all anti-vaccine content, in a major expansion of its ban on misinformation on Coronavirus vaccines

2 months ago

YouTube ‘Terminates’ RT German Channels, Russia Threatens Retaliation

Russia threatens retaliation after German YouTube channels belonging to Russia's RT were deleted for Covid misinformation breaches

2 months ago

Google, Apple Pull Alexei Navalny App After Russian Demand

Voting app belonging to poisoned and jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny pulled from both Apple and Google app stores in…

2 months ago

Russia To Tax Foreign ‘Digital Services’

Plan published in Russia to impose taxes on foreign-owned digital services, as part of ongoing effort to bolster domestic tech…

2 months ago

Biden Warns Cyberattacks Could Lead To ‘Shooting War’

President Biden underscores the issue of ongoing cyberattacks, and admits they could cause a 'real shooting war' with a 'major…

4 months ago

US Adds Russian Cybersecurity Firms To Trade Blacklist

US Commerce Department places Russian IT security companies on trade blacklist over alleged links to spy services amidst series of…

4 months ago

US Offers $10m Reward For Information On Foreign Hackers

Grass on a hacker. US offers $10 million reward for hackers conducting malicious cyber activities against critical infrastructure

5 months ago

REvil Gang Websites Go Dark After Attacks

Websites for the criminal ransomware hackers linked to Russia suddenly disappeared on Tuesday, prompting takedown speculation

5 months ago

Republican National Committee Denies Russian Hackers Stole Data

Cozy Bear or APT29 hackers reportedly breached Republican computers, but Republican party denies its data has been compromised

5 months ago

President Biden Orders Investigation Into Kaseya Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attack on hundreds of American businesses over 4 July weekend prompts US investigation of possible Russian involvement

5 months ago

UK NCSC, US Agencies, Warn Of Russian Cyber Campaign

America's NSA, CISA, FBI, alongside the United Kingdom's NCSC have warned about an ongoing brute force campaign by Russia's GRU…

5 months ago

FSB Head Says Russia Will Help US Locate Hackers

No place to hide? Head of FSB security agency has reportedly said Russia will work with the United States to…

5 months ago

Russia Bill To Force US Tech Firms To Open Local Offices

First servers, now offices. Lawmakers in Russia pass legislation requiring US tech giants to open local offices in the country

5 months ago

President Biden Warns Putin Over Russian Cyberattacks

During face-to-face talks President Biden warns Putin that cyberattacks on critical infrastructure will result in 'retaliation'

5 months ago

Russia Fines Facebook $235,000 Over ‘Illegal Content’

Russia penalises Facebook again for hosting 'illegal content', after social network highlights Russian disinformation campaign

6 months ago

JBS Paid $11 Million To REvil Ransomware Criminals

Not again. Brazilian beef supplier JBS confirms reports that it paid $11 million ransom to Russian Revil criminal hackers

6 months ago

SolarWinds Hackers Target Government Agencies, NGOs, Microsoft Warns

Russia-based hackers that attacked SolarWinds are targetting government agencies, think tanks and others in fresh campaign, Microsoft warns

6 months ago

Russia Threatens Google With Online Slowdown

Roskomnadzor watchdog says Google services will be slowed down in Russia if it fails to remove so called “unlawful content”

6 months ago