Tag: Russian

US Government Ready to Strike Back Russia If They Interfere With Elections

At the beginning of last month, and as a consequence of the DNC (Democratic National Party) hacks, news broke about a CIA plan to strike back on the Russians. According to sources of a major news media outlet, US Hackers have already penetrated key networks. Cybersecurity company SecureWorks (NASDAQ:SCWX) led an investigation that uncovered the virtual identities of the authors behind the DNC hacks. The research shows that a group of …
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Bitcoin Book Gets Translated To Russian And Is Available Free of Charge

Books are a great way to spread the word on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Albeit most people may never pick up the more technical books in circulation, there is a lot of great educational material out there. One book, called “The People’s Money – Bitcoin,” has now been translated into Russian. An interesting decision, albeit the country has been warming up to cryptocurrency as of late. Localized Translations of Bitcoin Books …
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Phishing-as-a-Service Is now a Thing

Malware, Trojans, Viruses and any form of informatic attack is now a normal occurrence in the day-to-day lives of internet users. Still, it is somewhat worrying that even not technically-skilled people can now launch a malicious attack as if they were sending an email. Black markets, darknet, deep web, and other obscure parts of the internet became popular because of their morally dubious offerings. Security firm Fortinet released a blog …
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Oracle’s Point-of-Sale Division Breached By Russian Hackers

A group of Russian hackers managed to breach Oracle’s payment system, stealing hundreds of customer credentials and data in the process. The attack affected the company’s point-of-sales credit card payment systems. News broke when security analyst Brian Krebs –also an ex-reporter for the Washington Post– originally reported the attack. The software giant Oracle Corporation ended up admitting the veracity of the reports. The security breach target Micros, a company acquired by Oracle …
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