Russian Man Gets 60 Months Jail for Providing Bulletproof Hosting to Cyber Criminals – Tempemail

A Russian national charged with providing bulletproof hosting services for cybercriminals, who used the platform to spread malware and attack U.S. organizations and financial institutions between 2009 to 2015, has received a 60-month prison sentence. 34-year-old Aleksandr Grichishkin, along with Andrei Skvortsov, founded the bulletproof hosting service and rented its Continue Reading

Ukraine Identifies Russian FSB Officers Hacking As Gamaredon Group – Tempemail

Ukraine’s premier law enforcement and counterintelligence agency on Thursday disclosed the real identities of five individuals allegedly involved in digital intrusions attributed to a cyber-espionage group named Gamaredon, linking the members to Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB). Calling the hacker group “an FSB special project, which specifically targeted Ukraine,” the Continue Reading

Police investigate people taking partially nude photos near Russian landmarks | Russia- Tempemail

Police have launched a wave of investigations against young people, mainly women, in recent weeks for taking partially nude or sexually suggestive photographs next to Russian landmarks. At least four separate cases have been reported over the past week of police detaining, investigating or jailing Russians for photographs that have Continue Reading

Ukraine Identifies Russian FSB Officers Hacking As Gamaredon Group – Tempemail

Ukraine’s premier law enforcement and counterintelligence agency on Thursday disclosed the real identities of five individuals allegedly involved in cyberattacks attributed to a cyber-espionage group named Gamaredon, linking the members to Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB). Calling the hacker group “an FSB special project, which specifically targeted Ukraine,” the Security Continue Reading

Russian TrickBot Gang Hacker Extradited to U.S. Charged with Cybercrime – Tempemail

A Russian national, who was arrested in South Korea last month and extradited to the U.S. on October 20, appeared in a federal court in the state of Ohio on Thursday to face charges for his alleged role as a member of the infamous TrickBot group. Court documents showed that Continue Reading

Russian filmmakers head for Earth from space station- Tempemail

A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has separated from the International Space Station and is heading for the Earth The separation took place on schedule at 0115 GMT Sunday with Oleg Novitskiy, Yulia Peresild and Klim Shipenko aboard for a descent of about 3 1/2 Continue Reading

Dmitry Muratov: Vladimir Putin breaks Nobel Peace Prize silence to threaten Russian winner- Tempemail

Russian president Vladimir Putin has broken his silence on the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, with a thinly veiled threat. “If he doesn’t violate Russian law, and if he doesn’t give a reason to be declared a foreign agent, then he won’t be,” Mr Putin said Continue Reading

Russian Turla APT Group Deploying New Backdoor on Targeted Systems – Tempemail

State-sponsored hackers affiliated with Russia are behind a new series of intrusions using a previously undocumented implant to compromise systems in the U.S., Germany, and Afghanistan. Cisco Talos attributed the attacks to the Turla advanced persistent threat (APT) group, coining the malware “TinyTurla” for its limited functionality and efficient coding Continue Reading

Russian Ransomware Group REvil Back Online After 2-Month Hiatus – Tempemail

The operators behind the REvil ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) staged a surprise return after a two-month hiatus following the widely publicized attack on technology services provider Kaseya on July 4. Two of the dark web portals, including the gang’s Happy Blog data leak site and its payment/negotiation site, have resurfaced online, with Continue Reading

Experts Shed Light On New Russian Malware-as-a-Service Written in Rust – Tempemail

A nascent information-stealing malware sold and distributed on underground Russian underground forums has been written in Rust, signalling a new trend where threat actors are increasingly adopting exotic programming languages to bypass security protections, evade analysis, and hamper reverse engineering efforts. Dubbed “Ficker Stealer,” it’s notable for being propagated via Continue Reading