Tags : Russia

Ukraine suffered two cyberattacks in the lead-up to Russia’s invasion

Good morning and happy Wednesday! If you read one thing (besides this newsletter) today, you should check out this article by my colleagues about Facebook’s nationwide campaign against TikTok. Below: The FBI warns election officials, and hackers steal more than $600 million in a brazen crypto heist. New research sheds light on two early hacks in Ukraine […]Read More

Reports: Russian IPs Scanning US Energy Firms, Others

Graphic/logo for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (File image) Just days before U.S. President Joe Biden warned that intelligence is pointing toward potential Russian cyberattacks against the U.S., the FBI reportedly issued an urgent bulletin contending that Russian IP addresses have conducted network scanning activity on at least five U.S. energy firms. See Also: Live Webinar […]Read More

Ukraine computers hit by data-wiping software as Russia launched invasion

Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of the words “Cyber Attack”, binary codes and the Ukrainian flag, in this illustration taken February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register LONDON/KYIV, Feb 23 (Reuters) – A newly discovered piece of destructive software found circulating in Ukraine has hit hundreds of computers, according to researchers […]Read More

Report Details Russian Cyberespionage Efforts in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: Dimitro Sevastopol/35 images via Pixabay) In a report published Monday, Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team outlines a specific Russian cyberespionage campaign conducted on a Ukrainian network in 2021. This comes as Russia has amassed 100,000 or more troops at Ukraine’s eastern border while it reportedly mulls invasion. See Also: Case Study: The Road to […]Read More

Cord-cutting, Russian style: Could the Kremlin sever global internet cables?

This post was updated on February 1. As the world watches the Kremlin’s military build-up along the Ukrainian border, the Irish military is worried about Russian naval activity in its own backyard. That’s where Russian exercises are set to take place dangerously close to strategic undersea communications cables that represent an overlooked element of a potential Russian […]Read More