GRU

GRU Agents Indicted for Hacking Multiple Targets

The DoJ has charged six Russians, allegedly working for the GRU, with a huge range of computer crimes ...
Security Boulevard

This election year, the health of the Union depends on how we safeguard our information 

Cybersecurity does not exist in a vacuum and current socio-economic pressures make the United States more vulnerable to cyberattacks of all kinds. With the U.S. presidential election underway, Americans need to take ...
U.S. Treasury Sanctions Russian Hackers for Stealing $17 Million in Crypto Cash

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Russian Hackers for Stealing $17 Million in Crypto Cash

This week, U.S. authorities sanctioned two Russian nationals for defrauding several cryptocurrency exchanges of a combined $17 million. The duo, who had several other accomplices, used phishing schemes to meet their goals, ...
election Russians

Election Interference: The Russians Are Back, or They Never Left

Every day brings new revelations on Russia’s strategy of disruption to the west, the United States specifically. As Yogi Berra said, “It is déjà vu all over again”—in December 2017 we wrote ...
Security Boulevard

Schools Under Cyberattack, Chrome Ad Blocking Update, US Election Interference

In episode 138 for September 14th 2020: School districts under cyber-attack, Google Chrome’s new ad blocking feature, and Microsoft’s latest alert about foreign interference in the 2020 US election. ** Links mentioned ...
Russia

Russia, China, Iran Meddle in 2020 Election (Unsurprisingly)

It comes as no surprise to hear that Russia is up to its old tricks. China and Iran are also in on the game ...
Security Boulevard
GRU

Drovorub: Russia Pushing Invisible Malware, say NSA and FBI

Fancy Bear is at it again. This time, it’s said to be infecting Linux machines with Drovorub—rootkit malware that’s very hard to detect ...
Security Boulevard
Russians

‘Russians’ Hack News Websites, Sow Anti-NATO Sentiment

Researchers discover pro-Russian narratives being spread via hacked news websites, aimed at attacking NATO ...
Security Boulevard
COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Research Targeted by APT29 Group

COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Research Targeted by APT29 Group

Organizations from the US, UK and Canada involved in COVID-19 research have been targeted by a hacking group known as APT29. APT, or Advanced Persistent Threat, groups are usually nation-state or state-sponsored ...
Those Pesky Rus...

Those Pesky Rus…

| | Espionage, Rus, Russia
via outstanding reportage by BBC technology reporters Chris Fox & Leo Kelion, comes the tale of United Kingdom, Canadian and United States COVID-19 vaccine researchers and those troublesome Russian spies apparently hell-bent ...