Russian Hackers

Secure Data 2016: 'Lessons to be learnt from Russian cyberwar'

Secure Data 2016: 'Lessons to be learnt from Russian cyberwar'

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Sensepost's CSO Charl Van Der Walt, addressed a crowd at the science museum yesterday to explain exactly what Russian warfare doctrine can tell us about protecting the enterprise.

Attackers burn six zero-day exploits in DNC hacks

Attackers burn six zero-day exploits in DNC hacks

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In just the past year, a Russian hacking gang exploited at least six zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows, Adobe Flash and Java to attack the email servers of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in the US.

Russia 'offers to rein in WADA hackers' in exchange for dropping sport investigation

Russia 'offers to rein in WADA hackers' in exchange for dropping sport investigation

Sources close to Russian presidency tell SC's Russia correspondent they can put a stop to Fancy Bear's attacks on World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) if an investigation of Russian sport is halted and atheletes pardoned.

Presidential debate 2016: Candidates pledge cyber-investment, differ on Russia

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Clinton pinned hacks at the Democratic National Conference (DNC) on Russia while Trump said attribution is not clear.

Russian MP's son hacks 'millions' of stolen credit cards

Russian MP's son hacks 'millions' of stolen credit cards

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Red faces in Red Square after parliamentarian's offspring racks up 38 fraud and theft charges

Voter databases in two US states breached by foreign hackers

Voter databases in two US states breached by foreign hackers

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The FBI's Cyber Division uncovered evidence that election databases in two US states were hacked.

Attribution: What do we mean when we say Russia?

Attribution: What do we mean when we say Russia?

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According to Intelligence officials, cyber-security companies and the Clinton campaign it was 'Russia' who hacked into the Democratic National Committee, but who or what really is 'Russia'?

All's fair in love and war?

All's fair in love and war?

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It's not just Clinton's campaign that's believed to have been hacked by the Russian state, and collusion with cyber-crime is also suspected. Beyond Russia, it is time to establish new norms for government behaviour online.

Estonia in talks to back up data in UK

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Fearing a Russian cyber-attack, Estonia is reportedly negotiating with the UK and Luxembourg governments to store citizen data in the UK.

Guciffer 2.0 denies ties to Russian intelligence - acted at 'own risk'

Guciffer 2.0 denies ties to Russian intelligence - acted at 'own risk'

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The eastern European hacker who breached the defences around the DNC networks in America says he's not working for the Russians.

Hackers investing 40% of crime proceeds in new criminal techniques

Hackers investing 40% of crime proceeds in new criminal techniques

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Cyber-criminals are investing up to 40 percent of their stolen funds in improving and modernising their techniques and criminal schemes according to a recent report issued by cyber-experts at the Russian Ministry of Communications.

Russia´s cyber-operations alter balance of power - tougher response called for

Russia´s cyber-operations alter balance of power - tougher response called for

Russia is alterering the balance of power with superior human resources in the cyber-realm and a strategy and will to used them offensively, including via proxies - and lack of western response encourages escalation says Jarno Limnéll.

Corcow Trojan manipulates currency rates

Corcow Trojan manipulates currency rates

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A Russian-language banking Trojan has been found manipulating the ruble-dollar exchange rate

Cyber-police to deter cyber-attacks in Ukraine

Cyber-police to deter cyber-attacks in Ukraine

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The Ukrainian police service has begun hiring officers to fill a new cyber-policing agency in cooperation with the US Department of Justice, according to the country's interior minister.

SCADA hackers reveal endemic ICS vulnerabilities in European rail

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Serious flaws in European rail networks are opening trains to theft and derailment according to a group of Russian industrial control specialist hackers known as Scada Strangelove.

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