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Russian hackers accused of stealing $ 900 million from banks in the US

Фото: Depositphotos

Фото: Depositphotos

Russian hackers allegedly stole $ 900 million from US banks, and also spied on iPhone users.

These conclusions came from the researchers Center for American Progress.

According to the study, hackers from Russia also attacked the websites of the governments of Estonia and Ukraine, the servers of the White House and the US State Department.

Analysts came to the conclusion that for several years the Russians regularly launched attacks on the websites of government agencies, banks, and also stole the private information of US residents.

“The so-called information military campaign launched during the American elections by order of Russian President Vladimir Putin is an integral part of the multi-year integrated strategy of the Russian intelligence services. Over the past 10 years, Russian hacker groups have been successfully implementing a strategy aimed at penetrating government, military, banking and communications systems in the United States and Europe to distort and steal sensitive data, ”the document says.

The authors of the report urge Americans to think about the safety of their savings.

“Americans trust banks and other financial institutions for their college savings, retirement savings and livelihoods. However, over the past 10 years, these organizations in the United States have been attacked by hacker groups operating from the territory of the Russian Federation, ”the study says.

Programmers from Russia in May 2015, allegedly used a computer virus to attack a number of American and international banks, including Bank of America and TD Bank, as a result of which $ 900 million was stolen.

In addition, according to the study, hackers from 2014 of the year monitor the 130 of millions of iPhone owners daily with the help of a special virus that they have implemented in the iOS 7 operating system.

Using a virus, programmers allegedly record conversations without the knowledge of users, read their messages, view contacts, photos, and track their location.

The authors of the report also believe that the 3-weekly cyber convoys in 2007 in Tallinn (Estonia), which disabled the websites of ministries, political parties, newspapers and private entrepreneurs, are Russian. The reason for the attack is the decision of the Estonian authorities to remove the Bronze Soldier from the city center monument of the Second World War. Prior to this, the Estonian government moved the memorial to the liberators from fascists from the Tõnismägi hill to the local cemetery, which caused mass protests among the Russian-speaking diaspora.

In the 2008 year, according to staff at the center, the Kremlin sanctioned the attack on the site of ex-Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili during an armed conflict in South Ossetia.

Russia also launched attacks on Ukrainian sites. Before the Kremlin annexed the Crimea, hackers launched a series of attacks on 100 state and industrial organizations in Ukraine and Poland, as well as on the websites of the European Commission and the European Parliament.

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