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479 leaked photos purporting to show Putin's secret palace, with an ice rink and pole-dancing room, published by Navalny foundation

A composite image of a building exterior, bedroom, and pole-dancing area which Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation said show a palace owned by Vladimir PutinFBK A vast cache of images supposedly showing Putin's secret palace was published Thursday. The foundation of Putin foe Alexei Navalny was behind the leak, and has spoken about the palace before. The Kremlin previously said the idea that Putin has such a palace is "pure nonsense." Allies of imprisoned Russian activist Alex...
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Treasury Department Sanctions Two Ukrainians Who Worked With Manafort

The Treasury Department sanctioned four Ukrainians on Thursday for being alleged “FSB pawns,” including two people who worked with Paul Manafort in Kyiv. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
Tags: News, Fsb, Treasury Department, Manafort, Paul Manafort, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Treasury Department Sanctions Two

Russia starts playing by the rules: FSB busts 14 REvil ransomware suspects

Cybercrook gang has 'ceased to exist' says Putin's military service Russia's internal security agency said today it had dismantled the REvil ransomware gang's networks and raided its operators' homes following arrests yesterday in Ukraine.…
Tags: Putin, Russia, Ukraine, Software, Fsb

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

FSB Arrests 14 Members of REvil Ransomware Gang

An anonymous reader writes: The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said today that it has raided and shut down the operations of the REvil ransomware gang. Raids were conducted today at 25 residents owned by 14 members suspected to be part of the REvil team across Moscow, St. Petersburg, Leningrad, and the Lipetsk regions. Authorities said they seized more than 426 million rubles, $600,000, and 500,000 euro in cash, along with cryptocurrency wallets, computers, and 20 expensive cars. The REv...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Fsb, LIPETSK, Russian Federal Security Service FSB, Moscow St Petersburg Leningrad, Quanta Kaseya

Russian Authorities Arrest Members of REvil Ransomware Group

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced on Friday that it has arrested 14 members of the REvil ransomware group, effectively shutting its operations. Russia Arrests REvil Members The FSB conducted raids at 25 address across the Moscow, St. Petersburg, Leningrad and Lipetsk regions. Funds were seized as well; in total over 426 million rubles, including cryptocurrency, 600 thousand US dollars, 500 thousand euros. Computer equipment, cryptocurrency wallets, and 20 cars purchased with...
Tags: Security, News, Government, Russia, Ransomware, Fsb, LIPETSK, Russian Federal Security Service FSB, Federation Tower East, Security Friday, Moscow St Petersburg Leningrad, Moscow Russia Ransomware, JBS Foods Kaseya

The timeline of Trump's ties with Russia lines up with allegations of conspiracy and misconduct

Trump listens to a question from a reporter at a campaign fundraiser at the home of car dealer Ernie Boch Jr. in Norwood, Massachusetts August 28, 2015.REUTERS/Brian Snyder President Donald Trump and several associates continue to draw intense scrutiny for their ties to the Russian government.A dossier of unverified claims alleges serious conspiracy and misconduct in the final months of the 2016 presidential campaign.  The White House has dismissed the dossier as fiction, and most of the claim...
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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 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)]
Tags: Russia, Tech, Ukraine, Fsb, Security Service, Federal Security Service FSB, Ravie Lakshmanan, Gamaredon Group, Gamaredon

A Russian diplomat was found dead outside the country's embassy in Berlin

A police vehicle is parked in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation on May 24, 2021. Photo by Christoph Soeder/picture alliance via Getty Images A Russian diplomat was found dead outside his country's embassy in Berlin last month. The 35-year-old man's body was found on a sidewalk outside the building, German news outlet Der Spiegel reported. Bellingcat identified the man as the son of a high-ranking official in Russia's secret service. A Russian diplomat was found de...
Tags: News, Putin, Germany, Russia, Berlin, International, Trends, Netherlands, Alexei Navalny, Russian Federation, Fsb, Der Spiegel, Bellingcat, Jake Epstein, Breaking, Christoph Soeder

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

Another member of a secretive Russian military-intelligence unit has been charged in a brazen UK assassination. Here's how the GRU works.

British police guard a cordoned-off area around the home of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay In September, British police charged third Russian national in the 2018 poisoning of 2 people in Salisbury. The poisoning of a defected Russian military-intelligence officer and his daughter has been attributed to Russia's secretive GRU. Amid rising tensions with Russia, the British government has charged another Russian intell...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, International, Trends, Ukraine, Fbi, Afghanistan, Moscow, Bulgaria, Gru, Cia

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

National Insurance rise will hit jobs and stifle growth, FSB warns

Boris Johnson says the 1.25 percentage point rise to National Insurance would raise £12bn a year.
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Russia Accuses Ukraine of Organising Crimea Gas Pipe Blast

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's FSB security service on Tuesday accused Ukrainian military intelligence of organising an attack on a gas pipeline on...
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Crimea, Moscow, Fsb, Reuters Russia

Banned BBC journalist says Russia ‘moving in reverse’ in final report

Moscow correspondent Sarah Rainsford told that her visa would not be renewedThe BBC’s Moscow correspondent has used her final dispatch before her expulsion from Russia by the Kremlin to warn that the country was “moving in reverse” when it came to free speech and press freedoms.Sarah Rainsford recorded the moments after she was pulled aside by authorities at the airport on a return trip to Moscow and informed that Russia’s FSB security service had banned her from life from the country. Continue ...
Tags: Europe, Media, Russia, World news, Bbc, Foreign Policy, Television industry, Moscow, Kremlin, Fsb, Sarah Rainsford

UK imposes sanctions on seven Russians over Navalny poisoning

FCDO says the individuals, said to be FSB members, will be subject to travel bans and asset freezesSanctions have been imposed on seven Russian nationals accused of involvement in the nerve agent poisoning of the key Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the UK government has said.The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) announced that the individuals, said to be members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), would be subject to travel bans and asset freezes. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Vladimir Putin, Russia, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Espionage, Kremlin, Foreign, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, Navalny, Russian Federal Security Service FSB, Novichok poisonings

Alexei Navalny calls for tougher action on global corruption

Exclusive: Russian opposition leader likely to infuriate Kremlin with letter dictated from behind barsAlexei Navalny: Only action against corruption can solve the world’s biggest problemsThe jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has written from behind bars to urge western politicians to take meaningful action against global corruption and to impose personal sanctions against oligarchs “in the entourage of Vladimir Putin”.Writing in the Guardian before the first anniversary of his pois...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, Russia, World news, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, Navalny

Russian Intelligence Services are Working with Ransomware Gangs, Report Says

CBS News reports: Russian intelligence services worked with prominent ransomware gangs to compromise U.S. government and government-affiliated organizations, according to new research from cybersecurity firm Analyst1. Two Russian intelligence bureaus — the Federal Security Service, or FSB, and Foreign Intelligence Service, or SVR — collaborated with individuals in "multiple cybercriminal organizations," security analysts with the firm say in the report. The research indicates these cybercrimi...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Cbs News, Tech, Cbs, Kremlin, Fsb, DiMaggio, Federal Security Service, SVR, Foreign Intelligence Service, Russian Intelligence Services, Analyst1 Two Russian intelligence

Russia holds hypersonic flight expert in spy probe

Alexander Kuranov, detained by FSB agents, runs a team of pioneering spaceflight researchers.
Tags: News, Russia, Fsb, Alexander Kuranov

Work From Home Fueling Cyberattacks, Says Global Financial Watchdog

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NBC News: Financial firms may need to bolster their defenses in the face of rocketing cyberattacks after employees began working from home, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) said on Tuesday. The board, which coordinates financial rules for the G20 group of nations, said remote working since economies went into lockdown to fight Covid-19 opened up new possibilities for cyberattacks. Working from home is expected to stay in some form across the financial ...
Tags: Tech, G20, Federal Reserve, Fsb, Financial Stability Board FSB, Randal Quarles, Global Financial Watchdog

United States: FSB Chair Quarles And Treasury Secretary Yellen Push For Development Of Climate-Related Risk Disclosure - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

At the Venice International Conference on Climate Change, Financial Stability Board ("FSB") Chair Randal K. Quarles described "foundational components" for climate-related financial risk disclosure.
Tags: News, United States, Fsb, Yellen, Cadwalader Wickersham, Taft LLP, Randal K Quarles

United States: Financial Stability Board Releases Roadmap For Addressing Climate-Related Financial Risks And Wants To Accelerate Related Disclosure And Improve Data Availability - Mayer Brown

The current FSB chair, Randal Quarles, also issued a related letter to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors that stresses the need for coordinated action to address financial risks posed by climate change,...
Tags: News, Financial Stability Board, United States, Fsb, Mayer Brown, Central Bank Governors, Randal Quarles

Inside the FBI, Russia, and Ukraine’s failed cybercrime investigation

The American cops took the slower, cheaper train from Kyiv to Donetsk.  After repeatedly traveling between Ukraine and the United States, there were more comfortable ways to make this final, 400-mile journey. But the five FBI agents felt like luxury tourists compared to most travelers onboard. They could afford spacious private rooms while locals were sleeping 10 to a cabin. The train moved haltingly, past empty country and villages that, to the Americans at least, looked as if they’d been fr...
Tags: Europe, England, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, Russia, US, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Intel, Fbi, Chicago, Fox

Russian Security Chief Says Moscow Will Cooperate With U.S. Against Hackers - Report

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will work together with the United States to locate cyber criminals, the RIA news agency quoted FSB security service...
Tags: United States, Moscow, Fsb, Reuters Russia, RIA

Russia announces new plans to use forced prison labor, promises it "won't be a gulag"

From Bloomberg: After Russian officials bemoaned the collapse of migrant labor in the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the country's prison service offered a solution: reviving the Soviet-era practice of putting convicts to work. Just don't call it a Gulag. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Prisons, Incarceration, Russia, Bloomberg, Prison Reform, Prison labor, Fsb, Kalashnikov, Ak-47, Mass Incarceration, Prisoners Rights, Prison-industrial Complex, Gulag, Russian Dystopia

United States: FSB Provides Updated Recommendations For LIBOR Transition - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In a series of statements and reports, the Financial Stability Board highlighted recommendations to facilitate an orderly transition from the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate by the end of 2021.
Tags: News, Financial Stability Board, United States, Fsb, Cadwalader Wickersham, Taft LLP, London Inter Bank

Android banking malware sharply increased in the first chunk of 2021, reckons ESET

Claims Russia's FSB was poking around an Eastern European ministry While enterprises stagger under sustained ransomware attacks, Android users are increasingly being targeted by banking malware, with Slovakian infosec firm ESET reckoning it had seen a 159 per cent increase in such malicious software over the last few months.…
Tags: Russia, Software, Fsb, ESET

Russia Detains 14 People for Ties to Pro-Ukrainian Radical Group - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's FSB security service said on Friday it had detained 14 people suspected of being part of a pro-Ukrainian radical group...
Tags: Russia, Moscow, Fsb, Reuters Russia, Radical Group RIA

SMEs with No Tech Support: Is It a Problem?

We know from data previously cited by the SMB Group that 27% of businesses don’t have any form of tech support.  What does that mean? It means that while they might run IT systems like computers, servers and digital services, they don’t have a dedicated technician or member of support staff on hand in the event that something goes wrong.  Twenty-seven per cent of businesses is a lot.  According to the FSB, there were 6 million registered businesses in the UK in 2020 . That means ...
Tags: Business, UK, Technology, Sales, Tech, It, Gartner, Tech Support, Fsb, Technician, Blog & Grow, SME, Support Staff, Security flaws, SMB Group, Businesses Without Tech Support

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...
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