Category Archives: Hackers

Russian Group Blamed For Ransomware Barrage Against Major U.S. Companies

The hacker group is believed to include Maksim Yakubets (left) and Igor Turashev, both indicted by U.S. authorities for the cybertheft of tens of millions of dollars.

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RFE/RL: Germany threatens sanctions against Russian national over Bundestag hacking

Russia’s Foreign Ministry did not immediately comment on the German move. Germany’s Foreign Ministry has threatened EU sanctions against “those responsible” for a 2015 hacking attack on the German parliament, including a Russian national, as a diplomatic row between the two countries intensifies. The ministry said in a statement on May 28 that it had summoned the Russian ambassador to

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Germany accuses Russia of hacking Merkel’s email

The attacker gained access to two email accounts where letters for 2012-2015 were stored Russian military intelligence gained access to thousands of emails from German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a result of a hacker attack in 2015. This is stated by Der Spiegel. According to German journalists, on May 8, 2015, a hacker with the nickname Scaramouche gained access to

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Anonymous made number of cyber attacks on the airport and hospitals in Czech Republic

Czech cybersecurity observer NUKIB on Thursday predicts cyber attacks in coming days In the Czech Republic, the Prague airport and the regional Czech hospital managed to stop cyber attacks on their IT networks, which took place over the past few days. Reuters reports, with reference to representatives of the administration of these institutions. A regional hospital in the western Czech

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Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Target Sports Organizations

Microsoft Corp said it has tracked “significant” cyberattacks coming from a group it calls “Strontium” or “Fancy Bear,” targeting anti-doping authorities and global sporting organizations. The group, also called APT28, has been linked to the Russian government, Microsoft said in a blog post. At least 16 national and international sporting and anti-doping organizations across three continents were targeted in the attacks

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