Project Lakhta: Russian Meddling Gets Russians Indicted

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) announced Feb.16 that a Federal grand jury dropped the hammer on a gaggle of Russian citizens and three Russian entities for their hand in the meddling in the U.S. presidential election of 2016. This Russian intelligence effort, code-named “Project Lakhta,” was conducted from 2014 to 2016 and is an..
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Security Boulevard’s 5 Most-Read Stories for the Week, Feb. 12-16

Another week has gone by with our fair share of security stories. This week the 2018 Winter Olympic Games dominated the headlines, as well as the cyberattacks on the Olympics website. Missed out on any of the news this week? Here are the five most-read stories on Security Boulevard to help you out. Be sure..
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Are You Protected Against Burst Attacks?

Common DDoS attacks come in the form of sustained, high-volume traffic floods that ramp up gradually, reach a peak, and are then followed by either a slow or a sudden descent. In recent years, a new attack pattern has emerged. Bursts attacks, also known as hit-and-run DDoS, use repeated short bursts of high-volume attacks at The post Are You Protected Against Burst Attacks? appeared first on Radware Blog.
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How a Bitcoin phishing gang made $50 million with the help of Google AdWords

A cybercrime gang based in Ukraine is estimated to have made as much as $50 million after tricking Bitcoin investors into handing over the login credentials for their online wallets. The post How a Bitcoin phishing gang made $50 million with the help of Google AdWords appeared first on The State of Security.
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NotPetya/GoldenEye back in the spotlight: UK officially points finger to Kremlin for June 2017 cyberattack

2017 has already gone down as the worst year on record from a cybersecurity standpoint. But the world is still not over the two infamous attacks deployed by hackers in May (WannaCry) and June (NotPetya/Goldeneye) of last year, which together dealt billions of dollars’ worth of damages to victims worldwide. After conducting scrupulous assessments in
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