Russia

Twitter Soon To Be Blocked For Russian Users – Report

Russian authorities have repeated a warning that Twitter has one month to delete 'banned content', or it will be blocked…

4 weeks ago

OVH Hints UPS Cause Of Data Centre Fire

Google meanwhile denies the fire at the OVH data centres in Strasbourg was to blame for the outage of Google…

1 month ago

Data Centre Fire Blamed For Russia Google Outage

Fire in a French data centre causes outage of Google and YouTube services for people in Russia, as well as…

1 month ago

Russia Slows Twitter And Threatens Total Ban

Amid protests for Alexei Navalny, Russia said it will slow down Twitter for alleged failure to remove banned content, and…

1 month ago

SolarWinds Executives Defend Conduct Before US Senate

'It was the Russians.' Senior executives from SolarWinds, Microsoft, FireEye and CrowdStrike defend themselves at US Senate

2 months ago

Some Laptops For Vulnerable Children Contain Malware – Report

A small number of laptops handed out by the Department for Education to vulnerable children, reportedly contain malware linked to…

3 months ago

Russia Behind SolarWinds Hack – US Intelligence

Russia was the likely culprit of the damaging SolarWinds supply chain compromise, multiple US intelligence agencies declare

3 months ago

SolarWinds Compromise May Have Started Earlier Than First Thought

US Senator on Intelligence Committee warns that Russian hack of US government departments may have begun earlier than first thought

3 months ago

SolarWinds Issues Fix After Massive Hacking Campaign

SolarWinds says two security updates protect against 'Sunburst' attacks as well as more recently discovered 'Supernova' malware

4 months ago

Ransomware Group Threatens To Release Hospital Patient Photos

Hacking group REvil threatens to release 900GB of before-and-after photos of cosmetic surgery patients unless ransom is paid

4 months ago

SolarWinds: Dozens Of US Treasury Email Accounts Hacked

Scale of SolarWinds compromise continues to be revealed, as US Senator confirms dozens of email accounts at US Treasury were…

4 months ago

NCSC Probes UK Fallout Of Massive Hacking Campaign

UK authorities investigate impact on British public and private-sector organisations from allegedly Russian cyber-espionage attack that went on for months

4 months ago

Microsoft Finds Malicious Code In Its Systems After SolarWinds Compromise

Fallout from the significant SolarWinds attack by suspected Russian hackers continues, with Microsoft admitting it has been impacted

4 months ago

US Treasury, Commerce Departments Hacked

Russian hackers allegedly spied on US government departments, as US issues emergency order to halt use of compromised system

4 months ago

Russia Readies Law So Moscow Can Block Social Networking Giants

No love for Twitter. Russia's parliament has prepared draft legislation that will allow Moscow to ban US social networking giants

5 months ago

Microsoft Warns Of Russia, North Korea Attacks On Vaccine Research

Russia and North Korea carrying out cyber-attacks on pharmaceuticals companies and researchers involved in coronavirus vaccine research, Microsoft says

5 months ago

Iran, Russia, Have Obtained US Voter Data, US Warns

Russia and Iran have obtained some US voter registration data and are attempting to influence Presidential election, Trump official warns

6 months ago

US DoJ Charges Six Russian GRU Officers For Cyberattacks

Hackers also targeted this year's delayed Olympic Games in Tokyo says UK, as the US DoJ charges six Russian military…

6 months ago

Paying Ransomware Demands May Violate Sanctions, US Treasury Warns

Never pay. Insurers and others are warned by US Treasury Dept that cyberattack payouts to hackers may violate US sanction…

6 months ago

Facebook Shuts Down Russian Military Intelligence Operations

Social networking giant takes down 'co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour' connected to Russian military intelligence services

7 months ago

Facebook Dismantles Russian Influence Operation After FBI Tip

Russian meddling in the United States has been detected again and dismantled, after Facebook receives tip off from the FBI

7 months ago

Liam Fox MP Hacked In Russian Operation

Liam Fox MP attacked by suspected Russian hackers who stole classified US-UK trade documents that were leaked ahead of general…

8 months ago

Garmin Paid Millions Of Dollars In Ransom After Attack – Report

American firm Garmin reportedly used a ransomware negotiation business, which in turn paid hackers a multi-million dollar ransom

8 months ago

EU’s First Cyber-Warfare Sanctions Target Russia, China, North Korea

EU imposes asset freeze and travel ban on individuals and organisations from three countries over destructive cyber-attacks carried out in…

8 months ago

Garmin Obtained Ransomware Decrypt Key – Report

Did they pay and how much? Garmin regains control of its systems after obtaining ransomware decrypt key from Russian hackers

9 months ago

UK Top Cyber Target For Russian Hackers

Russia has been conducting a long-running cyber and interference campaign against the UK, and Government is still playing catch up,…

9 months ago

Coronavirus: Russian Hackers Attack Vaccine Researchers

British and Western intelligence services are warning Russia's APT29 hacking group is targetting Covid-19 vaccine researchers

9 months ago

Russia Unblocks Telegram After Two-Year Ban

Privacy-focused chat app Telegram became more popular than ever in Russia during the ban and is widely used by news…

10 months ago

Facebook To Identify State-Controlled Media From Russia, China

State-controlled media organisations from Russia, China and other countries will be labelled as such by Facebook from the summer

10 months ago

Angela Merkel Slams ‘Outrageous’ Russian Hacking

German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed she was targeted by hackers, linked to Russia's military intelligence (GRU) agency

11 months ago