NSA: Russia Hacking U.S. Firms, via Old Exim Flaw

NSA: Russia Hacking U.S. Firms, via Old Exim Flaw

The Russian state is breaking into companies, exploiting a vulnerability in an open-source email server ...
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Russia Hijacks Traffic of Huge Cloud and CDN Services

Google, Amazon, Facebook and 200 other services had their internet traffic routed through Russia on Wednesday ...
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China

COVID-19: China and Russia Disinformation and Shenanigans

As we sit here at the beginning of April, it is sometimes hard to remember that it was Nov. 17, 2019, when China discovered a virus emanating from a central fish and ...
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Following Putin Order, FSB Cracks Down on Russian Credit Card Marketplaces

Following Putin Order, FSB Cracks Down on Russian Credit Card Marketplaces

| | Carders, FSB, Putin, Russia
Earlier this week I was chatting with one of the top experts on Russian Cybercrime (who has asked to remain anonymous here). We were discussing the news that was released on 24MAR2020 ...
Fronton

Russia Fronton Tool ‘Will Take Down Entire Countries’

| | ddos, FSB, iot, Russia, SB Blogwatch
Digital Revolution has dumped a trove of documents showing Putin’s FSB commissioned a powerful DDoS tool ...
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Russian National Pleads Guilty to Having Run Cardplanet Marketplace

Russian National Pleads Guilty to Having Run Cardplanet Marketplace

A Russian national pleaded guilty to having operated Cardplanet and another website that provided digital criminal services to its customers. Appearing before Senior U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III, Aleksei Burkov, 29, ...
This Is A Test, And Only A Test - Russia Shuts Down External Internet Routing

This Is A Test, And Only A Test – Russia Shuts Down External Internet Routing

| | Network Security, Russia
via Catalin Cimpanu, writing at the ZeroDay Blog at ZDNet, comes news of the reportedly successful test disconnect of Russia from the Internet-At-Large (so to speak). Effectively modifying those network connects to ...
FBI announces $5 million bounty for information on Russian hackers behind Dridex attacks

FBI announces $5 million bounty for information on Russian hackers behind Dridex attacks

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that the State Department, in partnership with the FBI, have set a reward of up to $5 million for information that can lead to the ...

New Reductor Nation-State Malware Compromises TLS

Kaspersky has a detailed blog post about a new piece of sophisticated malware that it's calling Reductor. The malware is able to compromise TLS traffic by infecting the computer with hacked TLS ...

New Research into Russian Malware

There's some interesting new research about Russian APT malware: The Russian government has fostered competition among the three agencies, which operate independently from one another, and compete for funds. This, in turn, ...