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Worldwide: Russia Arrests Suspected Members Of REvil Ransomware Gang - Alston & Bird

Russia's Federal Security Service ("FSB") issued a press release on January 14, 2022 claiming that it dismantled the REvil ransomware gang by arresting 14
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Russia Arrests REvil Ransomware Gang Responsible for High-Profile Cyber Attacks

In an unprecedented move, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), the country's principal security agency, on Friday disclosed that it arrested several members belonging to the notorious REvil ransomware gang and neutralized its operations. The surprise operation, which it said was carried out at the request of the U.S. authorities, saw the law enforcement agency conduct raids at 25 addresses [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
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Hackers Behind MacBook Pro Schematics Leak Arrested in Russia

The ransomware hackers behind last year's MacBook Pro schematics leak have now been arrested in Russia, the FSB today announced in a press release (via Reuters). Following an initial arrest late last year, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) explained that it has arrested 14 members of "REvil," an organized criminal association that used malicious software to extort funds from companies. In April 2021, REvil attacked Taiwanese Apple supplier Quanta Computer. The group went on to post det...
Tags: Apple, Russia, Macbook Pro, Fsb, Reuters, Quanta, Federal Security Service FSB


Everything We Know About Londongrad So Far

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, a man with many names and one very specific face, has a new miniseries on the horizon, which shouldn't surprise any of you because this man loves a limited run television series. Besides 2018's "Patrick Melrose" and 2012's "Parade's End," you can't talk about Cumberbatch and miniseries without referencing the show that made Cumberbatch a household name, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss' "Sherlock." This time, instead of dipping into a literary character, explor...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Vladimir Putin, Britain, Scarpa, Rupert Wyatt, Michael Fassbender, Cumberbatch, Kremlin, Steven Moffat, Alfred Hitchcock, Claire Marshall, Alexander Litvinenko, Litvinenko, Don


Ukraine Identifies Russian FSB Officers Hacking As Gamaredon Group

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 Security Service of [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
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Ukraine Identifies Russian FSB Officers Hacking As Gamaredon Group

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 Service of [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Russia, Tech, Ukraine, Fsb, Security Service, Federal Security Service FSB, Ravie Lakshmanan, Gamaredon Group, Gamaredon


Russia’s FSB seeks to arrest journalist who worked with Bellingcat

Roman Dobrokhotov, founder of the Insider, who worked on high-profile cases has been placed on a wanted listRussian authorities are seeking to detain a prominent investigative journalist, in another sign of increased government pressure on independent media, opposition supporters and human rights activists.Roman Dobrokhotov, the founder and editor-in-chief of the Insider news site is being investigated on charges of “illegally” crossing the border, and has been placed on a wanted list as part of...
Tags: Europe, Media, Vladimir Putin, Russia, World news, Journalist safety, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, Bellingcat, Federal Security Service FSB, Roman Dobrokhotov


Estonian Diplomat's Detention in Russia 'A Set-Up', Estonia Says

By Andrius SytasVILNIUS (Reuters) - Estonia said the reported detention of one of its diplomats by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) on...
Tags: Russia, Estonia, Federal Security Service FSB, Andrius SytasVILNIUS Reuters Estonia


Clop ransomware gang doxes two new victims days after police raids

The notorious Clop ransomware operation appears to be back in business, just days after Ukrainian police arrested six alleged members of the gang. Last week, a law enforcement operation conducted by the National Police of Ukraine along with officials from South Korea and the U.S. saw the arrest of multiple suspects believed to be linked to the Clop ransomware gang. It’s believed to be the first time a national law enforcement group carried out mass arrests involving a ransomware group. The Ukr...
Tags: South Korea, Russia, Tech, Ukraine, Intel, University Of Colorado, Reuters, National Police, Alexander Bortnikov, Federal Security Service FSB, CLOP, Colonial Pipeline, Babuk Clop


Russia bans Navalny's political network by labeling it an 'extremist' group and arrests his lawyer in Moscow

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny pays respect to founder of Russia’s oldest human rights group and Sakharov Prize winner Lyudmila Alexeyeva in Moscow, Russia December 11, 2018. Maxim Shemetov/Reuters Russia's financial watchdog added Navalny's political network to an extremist blacklist alongside groups like ISIS. Meanwhile, one of his lawyers was arrested in Moscow on Friday. Taken together, these moves represent a remarkable crackdown on dissent by Putin. See more storie...
Tags: Politics, Isis, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, International, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Moscow, Amnesty International, Al Qaeda, Kremlin, Times


Biden hits Russia with sanctions over Navalny's poisoning in another break from Trump

Alexei Navalny appears in a video published by his team on January 18, 2021. Navalny Live/YouTube The Biden administration imposed sanctions on Russia over Navalny's poisoning. The sanctions impact seven senior Russian officials. US intelligence concluded with "high confidence" Navalny was poisoned by Russia, officials said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Biden administration unveiled sanctions Tuesday against seven senior Russian officials over the poisoning a...
Tags: Politics, News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Moscow, Biden, Donald Trump, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, Trump, Federal Security Service FSB, Navalny


Russian FSB Agent inadvertently details murder attempt of opposition figure with nerve agent

Bellingcat and its partners reported that Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) was implicated in the near-fatal nerve-agent poisoning...
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Identity of suspected Russian assassin involved in poisoning a Putin critic may have been revealed in new report

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and his family members pose for a picture at Charite hospital in Berlin, Germany, in this undated image obtained from social media September 15, 2020. Reuters Bellingcat, CNN, Der Spiegel, and The Insider released a comprehensive investigation into the August assassination attempt on prominent critic Alexei Navalny. In the course of the investigation, analysts tracked call metadata, looked at flight records, and scanned offline Russian databases...
Tags: Putin, Russia, Berlin, Trends, Cnn, Moscow, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, Ward, Berlin Germany, Tomsk, Charles Lister, Federal Security Service FSB, Omsk, Navalny


Identity of suspected Russian assassin involved in poisoning a Putin critic may have been identified in new report

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and his family members pose for a picture at Charite hospital in Berlin, Germany, in this undated image obtained from social media September 15, 2020. Reuters Bellingcat, CNN, Der Spiegel, and The Insider released a comprehensive investigation into the August assassination attempt on prominent critic Alexei Navalny. In the course of the investigation, analysts tracked call metadata, looked at flight records, and scanned offline Russian databases...
Tags: Putin, Russia, Berlin, Trends, Cnn, Moscow, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, Ward, Berlin Germany, Tomsk, Charles Lister, Federal Security Service FSB, Omsk, Navalny


Inside Putin’s Mysterious Purge of Top FSB Official General Sergei Smirnov

MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin vowed on Thursday he would not be swayed by Western pressure over the poisoning of his most prominent domestic critic, Alexei Navalny.Nonetheless, a reported mysterious shakeup in a Russian intelligence agency, and other comments by Putin, suggest the Kremlin has been forced to at least try to demonstrate distance between the president and those who might be behind Navalny’s poisoning with the military nerve agent Novichok.Speaking in front of Russian businessmen,...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Moscow, Siberia, Ussr, Kremlin, The Daily Beast, Alexei Navalny, St Petersburg, Boris Nemtsov, Fsb, Alexander Litvinenko


Russian space official arrested on suspicion of treason

An adviser to the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos has been detained by the Federal Security Service (FSB) on suspicion of treason.
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Russian space official arrested on suspicion of treason

An adviser to the head of Russia's space agency Roscosmos has been detained by the Federal Security Service (FSB) on suspicion of treason.
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Russian space official, ex-journalist, charged with treason

A former journalist who worked as an adviser to the director of Russia's state space corporation was detained Tuesday on charges of passing military secrets to a Western nation, accusations that many of his colleagues dismissed as absurd. Ivan Safronov, who had written about military and security issues for a decade before becoming an adviser to Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin, was detained outside his apartment in Moscow by agents of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the main KGB successor age...
Tags: News, Russia, Moscow, Roscosmos, KGB, Dmitry Rogozin, Federal Security Service FSB, Ivan Safronov


Ex-U.S. marine jailed by Russia on spying charges hopes for prisoner swap: Ifax

Former U.S. marine Paul Whelan, who was sentenced to 16 years in a Russian prison last week on spying charges, hopes to be freed as part of a prisoner swap with the United States, his lawyer said on Tuesday, Interfax news agency reported. Whelan will therefore not appeal his espionage conviction but will instead hold consultations with Western diplomats about the merits of asking President Vladimir Putin to pardon him, the lawyer, Vladimir Zherebenkov, was quoted as saying. Whelan, who holds U...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, United States, Moscow, Interfax, Whelan, Federal Security Service FSB, Paul Whelan, Vladimir Zherebenkov


Putin Sent Her Activist Boyfriend to the Arctic Circle. Now She Wants to Go, Too.

MOSCOW—Few people are familiar with Novaya Zemlya, a very obscure archipelago above the Arctic Circle that is controlled by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor to the infamous Soviet spy agency, the KGB. Even fewer people hope to travel to those thinly populated and thoroughly militarized islands, where the Russian army tests its Arctic missile systems, and where polar bears suffering the effects of climate change dig through garbage pits at impoverished settlements. Alexei Na...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Africa, Ukraine, Moscow, Arctic Circle, Alexei Navalny, Rostov, Fsb, KGB, TASS, Donbas, Federal Security Service FSB, Kira


Putin Sent Her Activist Boyfriend to Siberia. Now She Wants to Go, Too.

MOSCOW—Few people are familiar with Novaya Zemlya, a very obscure archipelago above the Arctic Circle that is controlled by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor to the infamous Soviet spy agency, the KGB. Even fewer people hope to travel to those thinly populated and thoroughly militarized islands, where the Russian army tests its Arctic missile systems, and where polar bears suffering the effects of climate change dig through garbage pits at impoverished settlements. Alexei Na...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Africa, Ukraine, Moscow, Siberia, Arctic Circle, Alexei Navalny, Rostov, Fsb, KGB, TASS, Donbas, Federal Security Service FSB


Russia's security service tells internet firms to hand over user data: The Bell

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has ordered some of the country's major internet companies to give it continuous access to their systems, The Bell investigative website reported late on Tuesday, citing three sources at the firms. The list, drawn up by Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor, contains more than 200 entities such as popular messenger service Telegram, some Yandex services, social network VK and classified advertisement website Avito.ru. The Bell said the orders, whi...
Tags: News, Russia, Yandex, Bell, Fsb, Federal Security Service FSB, Roskomnadzor


Vladimir Putin thanks Donald Trump for tip that foiled terror plot

Russian leader phones US counterpart to express gratitude for information Russia said it had thwarted terror attacks reportedly planned in St Petersburg as the result of a tip from Washington, as President Vladimir Putin personally thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump.Russian news agencies cited the Federal Security Service (FSB) as saying that as a result of the information, two Russians had been detained on 27 December on suspicion of plotting attacks during new year festivities in St Pete...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, World news, US news, Donald Trump, St Petersburg, Federal Security Service FSB, St Petersburg Continue


Gunman who attacked FSB building 'was firearms enthusiast'

Man, 39, opened fire on intelligence agency offices in Moscow, killing two and injuring othersA man who was shot dead in central Moscow after opening fire on the offices of the Federal Security Service (FSB), Russia’s main intelligence agency building, in an attack that killed two has been identified as a gun enthusiast.Investigators named him as Yevgeny Manyurov, 39, from Podolsk, a small town some 30 miles south of Moscow. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, Moscow, Fsb, Federal Security Service FSB, Podolsk, Yevgeny Manyurov


Moscow gunman Yevgeny Manyurov 'was firearms enthusiast'

Man opened fire on intelligence agency offices on Thursday, killing one and injuring othersA man who was shot dead in central Moscow after launching a deadly attack on the offices of the Federal Security Service (FSB), Russia’s main intelligence agency, has been identified by police as a 39-year-old gun enthusiast.Police named him as Yevgeny Manyurov, from Podolsk, 30 miles south of Moscow, according to Rossiiskaya Gazeta, the Russian government’s official newspaper. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, Moscow, Rossiiskaya Gazeta, Federal Security Service FSB, Podolsk, Yevgeny Manyurov


Moscow gunman 'was firearms enthusiast'

Man opened fire on intelligence agency offices on Thursday, killing one and injuring othersA man who was shot dead in central Moscow after launching a deadly attack on the offices of the Federal Security Service (FSB), Russia’s main intelligence agency, has been identified as a 39-year-old gun enthusiast.He was named by Rossiiskaya Gazeta, the Russian government’s official newspaper, citing police sources. Police have yet to make a formal statement. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, Moscow, Rossiiskaya Gazeta, Federal Security Service FSB


'He was shooting in all directions': gunman opens fire on intelligence agency in Moscow – video

One person has been shot dead after an unidentified gunman opened fire on the office of the Federal Security Service (FSB), Russia’s main intelligence agency, in the heart of Moscow. According to Russian media reports, the man attacked the reception of the Lubyanka building, home to the FSB and its communist-era predecessor, the KGB. The victim was described as a traffic police officer. Other FSB guards were injured in the shooting, with two in a critical condition, officials saidDeadly shooting...
Tags: Russia, World news, Moscow, Fsb, KGB, Federal Security Service FSB, Lubyanka


Shooting near Moscow intelligence service HQ, state media reports

An unknown attacker opened fire next to the Federal Security Service (FSB) building in central Moscow, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported, citing an FSB representative.
Tags: Cnn, Moscow, Fsb, RIA Novosti, Federal Security Service FSB


Putin urges stronger protection of Russian military secrets

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has urged Russia’s top domestic security agency to tighten its protection of information related to new weapons. In a speech Wednesday before top officials of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the top KGB 0successor agency, Putin said foreign spies have intensified their efforts to get access to Russia’s secrets. […]
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Russia 'not ruling out prisoner exhange' for Briton held on spying charges

Russia’s foreign ministry has not ruled out a prisoner exchange for the British citizen held on apparent charges of espionage. Paul Whelan, a former US marine, was arrested in Moscow on December 28th. Russian media reported claims that the 48-year-old was apprehended in possession of a USB drive containing the names of Russian security agents. Since his arrest Mr Whelan, who also holds US, Canadian and Irish passports, has been kept in the notoriously brutal Lefortovo prison in the Russian capit...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Washington, Iraq, Russia, US, David, United States, Moscow, Cia, National Rifle Association, Whelan, RIA Novosti, Oleg, Federal Security Service FSB, Sergei Ryabkov