Eugene Gerden

Mobile phone banking Trojans pose serious threat to EU & Russia

Mobile phone banking Trojans pose serious threat to EU & Russia

The damage caused by mobile banking trojans to Russians grew by 136 percent from 2016 to 2017 says Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Russia's Minister of Internal Affairs,

Experts warn of increase in phishing attacks targetting cryptocurrency

Experts warn of increase in phishing attacks targetting cryptocurrency

Phishing has become the most effective way to steal cryptocurrency and tokens of ICO projects, according to results of a recent study of the Russian Group-IB.

Russian police conduct massive hacker arrests

Russian police conduct massive hacker arrests

Russian police arrest hacker group suspected of unauthorised access to the accounts of about a million users of Russian online stores and cashing out their bonus points.

New cyber-security requirements introduced for Russian banks

New cyber-security requirements introduced for Russian banks

The Russian Central Bank has officially introduced new requirements for cyber-security in domestic Russian banks, restricting software used, calling for penetration tests and real time reporting of attacks.

New Russian blockchain platform to raise standards of cyber-security in the country

New Russian blockchain platform to raise standards of cyber-security in the country

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), together with the Russian Federal Agency on Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart), plans to design new standards of cryptographic protection of information.

Russian experts also concerned at  increasing cyber-attacks on cryptocurrencies

Russian experts also concerned at increasing cyber-attacks on cryptocurrencies

The number of cyber-attacks on cryptocurrencies have significantly increased both in Russia and Western markets in recent years following the global upsurge in their use.

Russian government strengthening national cyber-security prior to World Cup

Russian government strengthening national cyber-security prior to World Cup

The Russian government, together with the national special services, is continuing strengthening the country's cyber-security prior to the World Cup football tournament being held in the country this summer.

Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs redoubles fight against ransomware

Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs redoubles fight against ransomware

A special unit has been established by Russia to investigate cyber-crime associated with ransomware and promote cooperation with the private sector to fight it.

Dedicated military intranet to help defend Russian armed forces
Russian hackers exploiting antivirus blind spot for browser add-ons

Russian hackers exploiting antivirus blind spot for browser add-ons

Criminals in Russia are exploiting the fact that some antivirus software doesn't analyse browser add-ons to load malware hidden in popular classes of plug-ins.