Cyrillic on the keyboard may become a “vaccine” against Russian hackers

After the sensational cyberattack on the American fuel giant Colonial Pipeline, experts proposed a kind of “vaccine” against Russian hackers. The cybercriminal group DarkSide behind the attack on the Colonial Pipeline hastened to disown any political motives. According to the hackers, they are apolitical and “do not participate in geopolitics.” However, according to journalist Brian… Continue reading Cyrillic on the keyboard may become a “vaccine” against Russian hackers

Russian who tried to hack Tesla was pleaded guilty

The Russian, who offered a Tesla specialist $1,000,000 for installing malware into the company’s network in Reno, Nevada, was pleaded guilty. In August 2020, we talked about the arrest of a Russian citizen Yegor Igorevich Kryuchkov, who came to the United States on a tourist visa. He was accused of collaborating with a group of… Continue reading Russian who tried to hack Tesla was pleaded guilty

SolarWinds was hacked because its credentials were publicly available on GitHub

Earlier this week was reported a massive attack on the supply chain that affected SolarWinds and its customers. SolarWinds may have been hacked because its credentials were publicly available on GitHub for a while. The list of victims continues to grow, and it is now known that hackers have compromised: American information security company FireEye;… Continue reading SolarWinds was hacked because its credentials were publicly available on GitHub

Microsoft accused Russia and North Korea of attacks on pharmaceutical companies

Microsoft representatives accused Russia and North Korea of attacks on pharmaceutical companies. They reported that, according to their data, in recent months, three APT groups have attacked at least seven companies engaged in COVID-19 research and vaccine development. Two global issues will help shape people’s memories of 2020: Covid-19 and the increased exploitation of the… Continue reading Microsoft accused Russia and North Korea of attacks on pharmaceutical companies

Elon Musk confirmed that the Russian offered a Tesla employee a million dollars for hacking the company

Earlier this week, the US Department of Justice announced the arrest of 27-year-old Russian named Kryuchkov Yegor Igorevich, who came to the United States on a tourist visa. According to court documents, he was accused of attempting to bribe an employee of a company based in Nevada: Kryuchkov offered a million dollars to install malware… Continue reading Elon Musk confirmed that the Russian offered a Tesla employee a million dollars for hacking the company

Fancy Bear attacked Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma

The cybercriminal group Fancy Bear (also known as APT28) attacked Burisma. Hackers that are associated with Russian intelligence organized a phishing campaign aimed at employees of the Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma Holdings. According to experts from the security company Area 1 Security, the criminals aimed at two subsidiaries of Burisma – KUB-GAZ and… Continue reading Fancy Bear attacked Ukrainian oil and gas company Burisma