Tag: Russia

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers
Android, google

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers

The Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking group has been caught repeatedly uploading fake and modified Android apps to Google’s Play Store. . Fake Android apps uploaded to ... Read More

Russia’s sovereign internet law comes into force
BGP, censorship

Russia’s sovereign internet law comes into force

The new law compels the country’s ISPs to forward all data arriving and departing from their networks through special gateway servers. . Russia’s sovereign internet ... Read More

Undercover reporter tells all after working for a Polish troll farm
[email protected], disinformation

Undercover reporter tells all after working for a Polish troll farm

Together with her troll colleagues, she managed 200 fake social profiles, promoted clients’ products, and trolled their competitors. . Undercover reporter tells all after working ... Read More

Fancy Bear Targets Sporting, Anti-Doping Orgs As 2020 Olympics Loom
2020 summer olympics, anti-doping

Fancy Bear Targets Sporting, Anti-Doping Orgs As 2020 Olympics Loom

The APT is once again targeting the sports world, Microsoft warns. . Fancy Bear Targets Sporting, Anti-Doping Orgs As 2020 Olympics Loom ThreatpostSource link Read More

Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks
APT, bitcoin

Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks

Attacks are targeting international companies in the financial sector, demanding that victims pay ransom in Bitcoin. . Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch ... Read More

Facebook pulls fake news networks linked to Russia and Iran
2020 US presidential elections, BLMNews

Facebook pulls fake news networks linked to Russia and Iran

It took down four foreign interference campaigns and announced initiatives to prevent foreign interference in US elections. . Facebook pulls fake news networks linked to ... Read More

Facebook says Russia and Iran will Cyber Attack and influence US 2020 election Polls
2020 Presidential Polls, cyber

Facebook says Russia and Iran will Cyber Attack and influence US 2020 election Polls

Facebook, the world’s leading social media giant has confirmed that some hacking groups were trying to play spoilsport with the results of the US 2020 ... Read More

Virus Bulletin 2019: Geost Android Botnet Goes After Millions of Euros
Android, banking trojan

Virus Bulletin 2019: Geost Android Botnet Goes After Millions of Euros

Bad OpSec led to the botnet's discovery -- revealing 800,000 victims in Russia. . Virus Bulletin 2019: Geost Android Botnet Goes After Millions of Euros ... Read More

Russia Anti-Piracy Agreement Expires, Now Relies on Goodwill of Search Engines
afeat, anti-piracy

Russia Anti-Piracy Agreement Expires, Now Relies on Goodwill of Search Engines

Following intense pressure on local Internet companies, particularly search giant Yandex, last year an important meeting took place at the headquarters of Russian telecom watchdog ... Read More