Czech Republic Blames Russia for Yearlong Email Breach

Czech Republic Blames Russia for Yearlong Email Breach

The Czech government’s Security Information Service (BIS) revealed in a report that hackers associated with the Russian government are responsible for an email breach, compromising the email system of the country’s Ministry ...
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Cell Phone Security and Heads of State

Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that the Russians and the Chinese were eavesdropping on President Donald Trump's personal cell phone and using the information gleaned to better influence his ...
Russia Project Lakhta’s Accountant

Russia Meddling, Round Two: Project Lakhta’s Accountant

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has shown tremendous patience as it builds its case to identify those involved with the Russian election interference in the United States and elsewhere (Project Lakhta) ...
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How Russian troll farms infiltrated American society and destabilized politics

How Russian troll farms infiltrated American society and destabilized politics

The Digital Forensic Research Lab of think tank Atlantic Council deep dived into Twitter’s recent data dump, analyzing some 10 million tweets associated with Russian troll farms supported by the Internet Research ...
TRITON Attribution: Russian Government-Owned Lab Most Likely Built
Custom Intrusion Tools for TRITON Attackers

TRITON Attribution: Russian Government-Owned Lab Most Likely Built Custom Intrusion Tools for TRITON Attackers

Overview In a previous blog post we detailed the TRITON intrusion that impacted industrial control systems (ICS) at a critical infrastructure facility. We now track this activity set as TEMP.Veles. In this ...
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APT28 Gets the Spotlight, But Turla Remains Russia’s Elite Hacking Unit

Over the past two years, the Russian cyberespionage group known as APT28, Sofacy or Fancy Bear, has been the focus of many press reports, threat analyses, Western intelligence investigations and, more recently, ...
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Two GRU Officers Wanted by UK: Skripal’s Would-be Assassins

Two GRU Officers Wanted by UK: Skripal’s Would-be Assassins

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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom today unambiguously pointed the finger at the Russian military intelligence (GRU) for the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia Skripal ...
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German Counterintelligence

German Counterintelligence: There are Spies Active in Germany

German counterintelligence officials highlight the activities of Russia, China and Iran in the annual report prepared by the Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz (BfV), the domestic intelligence service of the Federal Republic of Germany ...
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8/27/19 – Dtex, Insider Threat, Privacy News: Microsoft APT28 Shut Downs Highlight Insider Threat Risks, Tech Heavyweights Seek to Sidestep California Privacy Law

Last week, Microsoft reported that it detected six internet domains that were set up by cyberattack groups associated with the Russian government. According to Microsoft: Last Week, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) ...
Russia analyzes Fake News Bill to allegedly stop proliferation of deceitful content

Russia analyzes Fake News Bill to allegedly stop proliferation of deceitful content

The deliberate spread of false information through websites and social media, also known as fake news campaigns, has increased in the past two years, especially concerning politics. Out of the blue, the ...
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