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Who Is Dmitry Badin, the GRU Hacker Indicted By Germany For Hacking the Bundestag? 

Who Is Dmitry Badin, the GRU Hacker Indicted By Germany For Hacking the Bundestag? 

From Bellingcat, a deep dive on a GRU hacker, involved in multiple hacking operations. The story underscores and illuminates the fact the GRU is involved in operations against the German parliament, the Bundestag, as well as international organizations such as The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the World Anti-Doping Agency. It is...

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Maxim Yakubets, Russia’s Top Hacker, Has Ties to Russia’s FSB

Maxim Yakubets, Russia’s Top Hacker, Has Ties to Russia’s FSB

This story comes, not from Western intelligence agencies (which have a vested interest in elevating the threat of Russia) but from the independent Russian media, which has a vested interest in exposing how the country’s opaque authoritarian regime functions. Here investigative journalist Liliya Yapparova from Meduza explores the hacking collective known as Evil Corp and...

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Four Members of Chinese Military Charged With 2017 Hack at Equifax 

Four Members of Chinese Military Charged With 2017 Hack at Equifax 

From The Washington Post: In a nine-count indictment filed in federal court in Atlanta, federal prosecutors alleged that four members of the People’s Liberation Army hacked into Equifax’s systems, stealing the personal data as well as company trade secrets. In a statement announcing the case, Attorney General William P. Barr called their efforts “a deliberate...

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Shades of Shadow Brokers: Hackers Publish Files of Russian Intelligence Contractor

Shades of Shadow Brokers: Hackers Publish Files of Russian Intelligence Contractor

In April 2017, an anonymous group of hackers calling themselves Shadow Brokers published a collection of cyberwar weapons  created by the National Security Agency. Now a group of Russian hackers has published a set of tools commissioned by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), according to the BBC. (The FSB is Russia’s equivalent of the FBI.)...

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Did Iran Hack Israel’s Election? Or Did Netanyahu Hack His Rival?

Did Iran Hack Israel’s Election? Or Did Netanyahu Hack His Rival?

Iranian hackers, suspected of penetrating the phone of Benny Gantz, former Israeli general running for prime minister, have thrown Israeli politics into turmoil. Or maybe Iranian hackers had nothing to do with it. The story broke last week on Israeli television and was picked up by Haaretz.com Lurid rumors regarding what was on the phone...