The United States has imposed sanctions against Russian entities for the NotPetya ransomware outbreak, cyber-attacks on the US power grid, and their attempts to influence the 2016 US presidential election process.
APT28, an infamous cyber-espionage unit that many security firms believe is acting at the behest of the Russian government, has hacked various German government agencies for more than a year.
All the countries part of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance — the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand— have made formal statements accusing the Russian Federation of orchestrating the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.
The UK has become the first major Western country to formally accuse the Russian military of orchestrating and launching the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.
Authorities in Russia and Ukraine have arrested suspects this past week on accusations of using work computers to mine Bitcoin.
A new version of the Scarab ransomware has been spotted in the wild, but instead of being distributed via email spam campaigns, crooks are brute-forcing computers with weakly-secured RDP connections and are installing the ransomware manually on each system.
The campaign website of a controversial US politician was hacked last year and hosted Russian SEO spam, according to several sources.
At least three Dutch banks and the Dutch tax office reported on Monday suffering coordinated DDoS attacks against their respective infrastructures.
Russian authorities have arrested Denis Zayev in Stavropol, Russia, on accusations of defrauding countless of car owners with malware installed on gas pumps all over southern Russia.
Some cyber-espionage outfits are so advanced that it takes months of sleuthing and digging through malware code to discover the ways they've carried out some of their hacks.
A branch of the UK intelligence forces has sent out a letter to UK government departments and agencies about the use of Russian antivirus software to protect computers that store classified information.
The Russian government is currently discussing plans to build its own "independent internet infrastructure" that will be used by BRICS member states — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
Facebook announced yesterday they would let users see what Facebook pages and Instagram accounts they followed that are linked to supposed Russian propaganda efforts.
The Russian Defense Ministry made a fool of itself today when it posted on Twitter and Facebook "irrefutable evidence" that the US aided ISIS, which turned out to be screengrabs from a well-known video game and a video published online by the Iraqi military in 2016.
Several security firms have come forward today with evidence that shows links connecting the Bad Rabbit ransomware outbreak that happened yesterday with the NotPetya ransomware outbreak that took place at the end of June, this year.
Russian cyber-security vendor Kaspersky Lab published today a report detailing its side of events on the whole Kaspersky-stole-US-government-files-for-Russia saga.
A new ransomware strain named Bad Rabbit is wreaking havoc in many Eastern European countries, affecting both government agencies and private businesses alike.
A Russian cyber-espionage group has tried to infect security researchers with malware via a spear-phishing campaign that can easily receive a Pwnie Awards nomination for one of the year's biggest epic fails.
In an attempt to dispell rumors that its software is being used as a backdoor into users' computers, Kaspersky Labs said today it would subject its security products to an independent third-party source code review.
A cyber-espionage group identified in the cyber-security industry as APT28 and believed to be operating under the supervision of the Russian state has recently dispatched several malware distribution campaigns that try to take advantage of a Flash zero-day vulnerability that Adobe patched earlier this week.