Yandex warded off the largest DDoS attack in history recorded at 22 million requests per second and attributed to a new botnet Meris that exploits MikroTik devices.
President Joe Biden warned Vladimir Putin that there would be consequences for ransomware attacks launched from Russia even if they were not sanctioned by the Kremlin.
While Presidents Putin and Biden still appear to be far apart on the issue of cyber attacks originating from the former's country, the two at least appear to be negotiating. Biden presented Putin with a list of critical infrastructure targets that could trigger serious retaliation.
In a recent BGP hijacking incident, internet traffic meant for 200 major networks, content delivery networks and cloud providers were redirected through Russian state-owned telecommunications provider, Rostelecom.
Stolen documents from Russia’s FSB indicate that the country is building an IoT botnet capable of gigantic DDoS attacks by rounding up millions of poorly-secured devices.
Ruling by Moscow courts that video surveillance with facial recognition does not violate citizen privacy would appear to be the definitive statement that Moscow will now be the largest city outside of China to track people in nearly every inch of public space.
New report reveals Russian hackers have been masquerading as Iranian hackers in order to access sensitive government, military and commercial secrets in 35 countries.
Turns out that the APT group Cozy Bear that became internationally infamous in 2016 for high profile hacks never really went away. The Russian hackers have hit at least three European nations since it supposedly went underground in 2016.
Several Bellingcat journalists’ ProtonMail accounts were targeted in a recent phishing attack linked to Russia. The targets were the reporters who broke the names of Russian operatives believed to be behind MH17 attack and Skripal poisoning.
Russia has been making news for hacking utility systems in other nations and for a change, news has emerged that U.S. is conducting cyber attack on power grid in Russia by planting malicious code.