‘Kremlin operatives compromised Liz Truss’s phone’
On Sunday, The Mail revealed that Liz Truss's private mobile phone was compromised by operatives believed to be working for the Kremlin. The cyberspies are said to have acquired access to top-secret communications with crucial foreign allies and private chats with her most powerful political supp... Read more
White House warns US businesses about possible Russian hacking attacks
The White House has issued a warning to businesses that Russia may be preparing cyberattacks against key infrastructure in the United States.
President Biden reaffirmed the message on Monday, saying that developing intelligence revealed Russia is looking into options for possible cyberattacks. T... Read more
Leaked ransomware documents show Conti is helping Putin
The hacker group works on behalf of Russia on an ad hoc basis.
A cache of 60,000 leaked chat messages and files from the notorious Conti ransomware group proves how the criminal gang is well connected within Russia, according to a report in Ars Technica.
The documents were reviewed by WIRED ... Read more
Companies warned about potential cyberattacks after sanctions, following Russia’s escalation
On Wednesday, the Australian government backed the US and UK governments in imposing sanctions on Russian banks and individuals and issuing a warning to businesses to strengthen their cyber defences.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated that the government has already reached out to c... Read more
Biden: Next war will probably be sparked by cyber attack on the US
President Joe Biden had some stern comments to make over the recent state-sponsored and criminal ransomware attacks, suggesting that if the US were to be involved in a 'real shooting war,' it would probably be over one of these cyberattacks.
The comments come after the recent REvil ransomware at... Read more
REvil ransomware gang vanishes following US pressure on Putin
The disappearance follows a run of spectacular high profile take-downs of businesses worldwide.
Ransomware gang REvil (allegedly named for "Ransomware Evil") has disappeared following pressure from the U.S. government on Russia to act on ransomware groups operating in the country. The REvil rans... Read more
The Ministry of Defence is able to repel Russian hacking attempts on OPCW.
The Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD) has foiled a hacking operation by the Russian military secret service, the GROe, at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague. Four Russian spies were arrested and expelled from the country.
That has just been ... Read more