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Cyber Wars: UK Considers Retaliatory Cyberattack if Targeted by Russia

The British government is reportedly considering launching a cyber attack against Russia, in retaliation, if Russia launched strikes against the UK’s national infrastructure. At a time when...

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Hackers Stole $6 Million From Russian Bank via SWIFT System

Russia’s central bank has revealed a cyberheist wherein unknown hackers stole nearly 340 million roubles (approx. $6 million) from an unnamed Russian bank last year. In a report on digital thefts...

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Russian State-Sponsored Hackers Target the US Senate: Researchers

The suspected Russian hackers behind the breach of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is now targeting the US Senate, according to new research from cybersecurity firm Trend Micro. According to...

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UK Cybersecurity Chief Blames Russia for Cyberattacks

The head of the UK GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has accused Russia of staging attacks across multiple sectors. Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the NCSC, was speaking at The Times...

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Secret Obama-Initiated US Program Targets Cyberstrikes against Russia

 A new report has claimed that former President Barack Obama approved the use of cyber weaponry against Russia in retaliation to the latter’s cyberattack that severely disrupted the Democratic...

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Putin Says ‘Patriotic” Russian Hackers Could Be Behind Cyberattacks

Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that Russians with “patriotic leanings” could be behind cyberattacks which Russia has frequently been accused of. Russian hackers have frequently been...

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Notorious Russian-Speaking Hacker: It’s Easier to Hack an Election than e-Bay

Belarusian hacker Sergei Pavlovich, one of the world’s most notorious Russian-speaking hackers has stated that electoral systems are easier to hack than the likes of eBay or Citibank. In an...

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Russian Spies Hired Cybercriminals to Hack 500 Million Yahoo Accounts: Justice Dept

The United States government has directly implicated Russian agents of instigating and directing the hack of half a billion Yahoo user accounts by hiring cybercriminals. The US Justice Department has...

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US Intelligence Agencies Have Been Investigating Russia’s State-Sponsored Hacking

A group of intelligence agencies and law enforcement authorities have, for months, led investigations into the possibility of hackers paid by the Russian government to infiltrate targets in the United...

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Russia Now Claims to be Target of Increasing Cyberattacks after US Hacking Allegations

Russian security officials are claiming that Moscow is being targeted by cyberattacks from around the world, in response to US accusations that Russia is ‘aggressively targeting’...

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