Federal prosecutors going after alleged Russian hacker mistakenly turn over unrelated case documents, lawyer says

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 11, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Federal prosecutors working the insider trading and hacking case against a Russian millionaire extradited to the U.S. in December inadvertently gave…

Microsoft seizes internet domains linked to GRU cyberattacks against Ukraine

Written by Joe Warminsky Apr 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft says it has shut down internet infrastructure that Russian state-backed hackers used to attack the networks of organizations in Ukraine…

US says it disrupted Russian botnet 'before it could be weaponized'

Written by Joe Warminsky Apr 6, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. government disrupted a botnet attributable to Russia’s GRU intelligence agency before it could be used for malicious purposes, Attorney…

Treasury Department sanctions alleged Russian cyber-espionage, disinformation sources

Written by Suzanne Smalley Mar 3, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The Biden administration on Thursday sanctioned Russian oligarchs and organizations for their role in spreading disinformation and supporting Russian President Vladimir…

Russia-linked Sandworm reportedly has retooled with 'Cyclops Blink'

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 23, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A long-running hacking group associated with Russian intelligence has developed a new set of tools to replace malware that was disrupted…

White House attributes Ukraine DDoS incidents to Russia's GRU

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Russia was behind recent disruptions of Ukrainian government and banking websites, a top White House official said Friday. “We have assessed…