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Reckless campaign of cyber attacks by Russian military intelligence service exposed

This week the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a statement confirming that they had evidence that a large number of ‘hackers’ that have been targeting national infrastructure and businesses around the world are indeed the GRU (Russian military intelligence service).  They said “These attacks have been conducted in flagrant violation of international law, have …

  • 05 Oct 2018
  • digitalxraid
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Reckless campaign of cyber attacks by Russian military intelligence service exposed

This week the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a statement confirming that they had evidence that a large number of ‘hackers’ that have been targeting national infrastructure and businesses around the world are indeed the GRU (Russian military intelligence service).  They said “These attacks have been conducted in flagrant violation of international law, have affected citizens in a large number of countries, including Russia, and have cost national economies millions of pounds.”

They also released a list of names that are associated with the GRU as can be seen below.

  • APT 28
  • Fancy Bear
  • Sofacy
  • Pawnstorm
  • Sednit
  • CyberCaliphate
  • Cyber Berkut
  • Voodoo Bear
  • BlackEnergy Actors
  • STRONTIUM
  • Tsar Team
  • Sandworm

 

Further to revealing the believed identity of the attackers the NCSC have also “made the judgement that the Russian Government – the Kremlin – was responsible.”  More can be found at – https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/reckless-campaign-cyber-attacks-russian-military-intelligence-service-exposed

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  • 05 Oct 2018
  • digitalxraid

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