In the US, two Russians received a term for cybercrime

The District Court of Camden, New Jersey, sentenced Russian citizens Vladimir Drinkman and Dmitry Smilyants, who were accused of committing the largest hacker attack in US history. According to TASS, 37-year-old Drinkman was sentenced to 12 years in prison. After that he in ...

US intelligence agencies believe that Russia has penetrated into the electoral systems of some states

A spokesman for the US intelligence services said on Wednesday that Russia managed to "successfully infiltrate" voter registration systems in a small number of states in 2016, writes Voice of America. Jannette Manfra, the cybersecurity officer at the US Department of Homeland Security, told NBC News that the targets ...

FBI hid from US officials that hackers tried to hack their mail

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) hid from American officials, including senior officials, that hackers from the Fancy Bear group, which are associated with the Russian government, tried to break into their mailboxes. Among the victims of the attackers, whom the department knew about, were the military, ...

Uber paid hackers to hide a hacker attack that affected millions of customers

The Uber taxi ordering service was hacked, as a result of which the data of 57 million passengers and drivers of the company were stolen. According to the BBC, the incident occurred in October 2016, but it became known about it only now. Instead of reporting ...

Israel betrayed the US by a Russian who laundered money using telephone fraud

Russian Stanislav Nazarov was extradited to the United States from Israel, accused of money laundering as part of an international criminal organization. Specifically, he is charged with laundering profits from a fraudulent operation, the victim of which was a large insurance company in India. According to the BBC, 46-year-old Nazarov, who lived in the city ...

The US learned about espionage through Kaspersky from the Israeli services that hacked it

Israeli intelligence agencies hacked into the network of Kaspersky Lab's antivirus and warned the US that the company was monitoring users, writes RTVi. The invasion in question happened back in 2014. Then the Israeli special services hacked into the corporate system of "Kaspersky" and began to monitor the activities of the company. ...

Russians in Silicon Valley suspected of hacking

Russian investor Pavel Cherkashin, based in San Francisco, believed he had come up with the perfect name for his IT palace, which he is creating in a Catholic church, bought for $ 11,5 million. The chosen name sounded like Hack Temple (Temple of hacking). But he invented it even before the powerful poured out ...

The head of the White House staff, John Kelly, hacked into a personal mobile

The US presidential administration believes that the personal phone of the current White House chief of staff, John Kelly, could have been hacked. The newspaper Politico writes about this, citing three government officials. White House technical support suspected a hack after Kelly complained about an incorrect ...

Russian hackers stole data on the introduction of the US in the networks of other countries

Hackers working for the Russian government have stolen details of how the US National Security Agency infiltrates foreign computer networks and protects its networks from cyber attacks. This was reported by The Wall Street Journal, citing sources. The data was stolen after an Agency employee posted the materials ...

What to do if your data was stolen by hackers from Equifax

On Thursday, Equifax, the credit bureau, reported identity theft of 143 million Americans. This means that about 44% of US residents have had their personal card information or driver's license numbers and other forms of identification stolen. A similar story could have happened ...

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