REvil prosecutions reach a 'dead end,' Russian media reports

Written by AJ Vicens May 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian government’s prosecution of the REvil suspects arrested in January has stalled due to a lack of U.S. cooperation, a…

FSB's Fronton DDoS tool was actually designed for widespread 'massive' fake info campaigns, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens May 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP In March 2020, a Russian hacktivist group published a dozen documents showing that the Russian Federal Security Service was seeking technology…

Ukraine Leaks Personal Details of 620 Alleged FSB Agents

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Directorate of Intelligence claims the personal data includes names, phone numbers, addresses, vehicle license plates, SIM cards, dates/location of birth, signatures, and passport numbers. On Monday,…

DOJ unseals charges against Russians in attempted hacks of infrastructure, including Trisis case

Written by AJ Vicens and Joe Warminsky Mar 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday unsealed two indictments charging four Russian nationals with crimes related to…

Russia ”neutralizes” REvil ransomware gang, arrests 14

According to Russia’s top agency FSB (Federal Security Service), the arrests against the Revil ransomware gang were made at the request of the government of the United States. Russia’s Federal…

Russia's FSB announces sting against members of REvil cybercrime gang

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Russian government said Friday that it raided multiple addresses tied to members of the REvil ransomware gang, making arrests and…

Ukraine exposes expansive Russian hacking operation targeting its government, infrastructure

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 4, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Ukraine’s top law enforcement agency published a detailed analysis Thursday outing what it says are Russian hackers and “traitors who sided…

Notorious Russian ransomware gang Evil Corp. reportedly hit Sinclair Broadcast Group

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Evil Corp., one of the most notorious and prolific Russian cybercrime groups in recent years with a leader who has been…