Acting on concerns that Russian company Kaspersky Lab has connections to cyber-espionage activities, the US government has banned the use of Kaspersky Lab security software.
Bitdefender researchers spotted three new Pacifier APT backdoor components that appear to connect the group's cyber-espionage campaigns against government institutions to the Russia-linked Turla Group.
A previously undocumented backdoor program used to spy on foreign embassies and consulates appears to be the work of suspected Russian APT group Turla.
Flashpoint researchers spotted Russian speaking cyber-criminals using Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) services to bypass phone call transaction verifications.
A Ukrainian who authored malware that US intelligence officials say was used by an Russian APT group to hack the Democratic National Committee has become a witness for the FBI.
Both the Russian and Chinese governements have clamped down further on VPNs used to access non-approved sites anonymously, and Apple has now pulled VPN apps from its AppStore in China.
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The second iteration of the Global Cyber-security Index announced at Information Society Forum 2017 praises the country for its response to the 2007 attack on its infrastructure from Russia.
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.
Pyotr Levashov, a Russian computer programmer, is suspected of being the spam king 'Severa' and being involved in trying to influence elections in the US and Russia.
Successful attacks on American democratic institutions may increase Russian appreciation of what can be achieved in cyber-warfare, says Joanna Świątkowska.
The International Association of Athletics Federations has been working with law enforcement investigating a breach of its servers, but has denied a Russian connection.
In a break with protocol, the director of the FBI has confirmed the existence of an ongoing investigation into the ties between Pres Trump and Russia during US election.
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.
A trio of high-level Congressional staffers gathered at the 2017 RSA Conference to explore responses to Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Russian officials continue to deny reports that hacker group Shaltay Boltay operated with the blessing of the security service FSB.
Former acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates informed the White House in January that Flynn may have been compromised and the rumours have swirled ever since.
Chinese use spear-phishing attacks to extract military hardware secrets from Russians in a sign that APT attacks will continue to grow in 2017, says Proofpoint.
It's estimated that power companies in Russia suffered more than 350 serious cyber-attacks in 2016, a 50 percent increase on the previous year.
Russian Presidential Decree No.646 sets out a new doctrine of information security for Russia, the recognises the threat from foreign governments and safeguards privacy, writes our Russian correspondent Eugene Gerden.
If recent power outage were the result of a cyber-attack, it would be the second time Ukraine's energy systems had been hacked.
Russia's security service, the FSB, said on Friday that Russia's banks will be attacked by foreign powers in an attempt to destabilise Russia's financial system.
Fancy Bear are continuing to target the western sports establishment, publishing a series of emails from inside the World Anti Doping Agency, illustrating a number of small allegedly scandalous details from inside the organisation.
Market for software vulnerabilities grows in Russia, security services deny involvement.
The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service has launched a probe into Microsoft after Eugene Kaspersky made a number of accusations about Windows 10.
Russian APT group Cozy Bear has reportedly been targeting U.S. think tanks and non-governmental organisations in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. presidential race, devising malware campaigns that capitalise on post-election controversy.
Suspected Russian cyber-crime group, APT 29 or Cozy Bear, are suspected in a series of spear-phishing campaigns aimed at compromising US organisations.
Kaspersky Lab has confirmed that numerous Russian banks have been suffering a wave of DDoS attacks.
As Russia increases its military and civilian cyber-security capabilities, is the West under-estimating these developments?