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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


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


Kremlin critic Navalny tells court that Putin will go down in history as nothing but an 'underpants poisoner'

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally in Moscow REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov Alexei Navalny, an outspoken Kremlin critic, delivered a defiant speech in court Tuesday calling out Russian President Vladimir Putin. He said that history will remember Putin as nothing but an "underpants poisoner." Navalny was poisoned with a nerve agent from the Novichok family last August that was reportedly planted in his underwear. He has said that the Russian government tried to kill...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, International, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Moscow, Getty, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, TASS


Putin critic Navalny tricked a Russian agent into revealing he was poisoned with a nerve agent planted in his underwear

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally in Moscow REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny reportedly convinced a Russian security service agent that he was an aide to a high-ranking official who had requested a report on the August attempt on Navalny's life. The agent, Konstantin Kudryavtsev, revealed that the poison, a Novichok nerve agent, had been planted in Navalny's underwear. Navalny fell ill on a flight from Tomsk to Moscow. Kudrya...
Tags: Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, International, Trends, Cnn, Moscow, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Fsb, Soviet Union, Tomsk, Bellingcat, Shamil Zhumatov


As One of Russia’s Leading Journalists Is Charged With Treason, a Chill Settles Over the Press

MOSCOW—When the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) arrested journalist Ivan Safronov on charges of "state treason" this week, many of his friends were quick to remember what happened to his father. Both men covered news about national defense and Russia’s space program and were recognized as authorities in their field. The elder Safronov, who also was named Ivan, wrote for the newspaper Kommersant until one day in 2007 he plunged out of a window to his death.The younger Safronov never believ...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, China, Russia, Africa, Egypt, Nato, Moscow, Central African Republic, Kremlin, Roscosmos, Fsb, Ivan, TASS, Rogozin, Dmitry Rogozin


Here's How Russian Hackers Totally Owned Yahoo's Servers to Spy on Enemies and Make Bank

On Wednesday, the Department of Justice announced charges against two members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and two hackers-for-hire for allegedly breaching Yahoo’s servers. Mary McCord, the acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security, said that prosecutors believe the FSB agents carried…Read more...
Tags: Science, Crime, Yahoo, Russia, Hacks, Department Of Justice, Fsb, Russian Federal Security Service FSB, Mary McCord, Yahoo Hack, Make Bank, General for National Security


2 Russian spies charged in Yahoo hack

The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that four people -- including two officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) -- have been indicted in connection to a massive hack of Yahoo information.
Tags: Europe, News, Yahoo, Department Of Justice, Russian Federal Security Service FSB


Justice Department: Russia’s security services 'protected, directed, facilitated, and paid’ hackers behind the massive breach of Yahoo (YHOO, VZ)

Two members of a Russian intelligence agency "protected, directed, facilitated, and paid" hackers to break into Yahoo's systems in 2014, compromising 500 million user accounts, the Department of Justice said in an indictment Wednesday.  Two other people, one Russian and one Canadian, were also charged in connection with the hacks, which are believed to be one of the largest of all time. The DOJ named Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin as the two members of the Russian intelligence agency FSB inv...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Europe, Yahoo, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Fbi, Canada, United States, Moscow, Silicon Valley, Latvia, Department Of Justice, Doj


US government charges two Russian spies in Yahoo hacking case (YHOO, VZ)

Two members of a Russian intelligence agency have been charged by the US government in connection with the 2014 hacks that compromised about 500 million Yahoo user accounts, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Two other people, one Russian and one Canadian, were also charged in connection with the hacks. The DOJ named Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin as the two members of the Russian intelligence agency FSB involved in the hacks. The Canadian that was charged in connection with the ...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Yahoo, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Fbi, Canada, United States, Moscow, Silicon Valley, Latvia, Department Of Justice, Doj, Marissa Mayer


CNN, The 'Trump Dossier' and 'Fake News'

In a “breaking news” story that unfolded on the evening of February 10, 2017, breathlessly recanted by a succession of on-air hosts, CNN reported that “multiple current and former U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials” had informed the news organization that conversations between Russian officials, intercepted by U.S. intelligence services, provided “corroboration” of certain aspects of the so-called “Trump Dossier,” written by a former British intelligence officer named Christopher S...
Tags: Europe, News, White House, Russia, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, Moscow, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Huffington Post, Clinton, Fsb, Trump, State, Foreign Ministry, Mrs Clinton


Russia Arrested Kaspersky Senior Manager On Treason Charges, Cybersecurity Company Confirms

Kaspersky, Russia's biggest cybersecurity firm, confirmed Wednesday its manager in charge of investigating hacking attacks, Ruslan Stoyanov, was arrested in December. Reports published earlier in Russia's Kommersant newspaper also said Stoyanov was arrested along with a senior Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) intelligence officer, and that both faced charges of treason.
Tags: News, Russia, Kommersant, Russian Federal Security Service FSB


Putin Is Building a Great Russian Firewall

by Leonid Ragozin, Michael Riley Denis Davydov, executive director of the Safe Internet League, a nongovernmental organization closely linked to the Kremlin, is happy with what the Duma did this summer. Davydov says a piece of legislation signed into law on July 7 by President Vladimir Putin will protect the nation from terrorists. The law requires internet service providers such as MTS, a cell phone operator, and search engine Yandex to store all Russian traffic, including all private chat room...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Ecommerce, Legal, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Edward Snowden, Moscow, Kremlin, Yandex, Fsb, Mts, Privacy/security, U S National Security Agency, State Duma


ISIS In Russia: 7 Members Of Islamic State Group Arrested For Plans To Attack Moscow, St. Petersburg And Sverdlovsk Region

Seven members of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, were detained in central Russian city of Yekaterinburg, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Monday. The members, who were arrested Sunday, had planned to travel to Syria after carrying out attacks in Moscow, St. Petersburg and the Sverdlovsk region, where Yekaterinburg is located.
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, Russia, Syria, Yekaterinburg, Moscow St Petersburg, Moscow St Petersburg And Sverdlovsk Region, Russian Federal Security Service FSB, Sverdlovsk region