France links Russian Sandworm hackers to hosting provider attacks

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The French national cyber-security agency has linked a series of attacks that resulted in the breach of multiple French IT providers over a span of four years to the Russian-backed Sandworm hacking group. ANSSI (short for Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information) has not been able to determine how the servers were compromised…. Read more »

US indicts Russian GRU ‘Sandworm’ hackers for NotPetya, worldwide attacks

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The U.S. Department of Justice has charged six Russian intelligence operatives for hacking operations related to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the 2017 French elections, and the notorious NotPetya ransomware attack. Believed to be part of the elite Russian hacking group known as “Sandworm”, the indictment states that all six individuals are part of the Russian Main… Read more »

Russian hackers are targeting European governments ahead of May election

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Russian hackers have targeted European government systems ahead of the EU parliament election, cybersecurity firm FireEye said Thursday. The company found that two state-sponsored hacking groups, APT28 and Sandworm, used spear phishing — the practice of sending out emails designed to look like they’re from a trusted party — in an attempt to obtain government… Read more »