Bi. Zone: most of the leaks and hacks in Russian companies are related to old forgotten software

About 60% of information leaks and 85% of hacks in corporate computer networks are related to unaccounted-for digital assets. According to Bi. Zone, the main reason for hacking and data leaks in Russian companies is digital assets unaccounted for during inventory. Most often, security services forget about public cloud storage like Google Drive, DropBox and […]

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Hackers hacked the accounts of employees of government agencies in Russia and more than ten other neighboring countries

The British company Cyjax discovered a large-scale attack against employees of state agencies in Russia and neighboring countries. Attackers create websites that simulate e-mail access for officials, and this data can be used to further attack agencies or sell access in the shadow market. Experts give different versions of the direction of the attacks, from […]

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Russia demanded an explanation from the United States about cyber attacks during the State Duma elections

 The Russian Embassy in Washington demanded an explanation from the United States about the cyber attacks that were committed on the Central Election Commission (CEC) during the last State Duma elections. This was reported on the page of the diplomatic mission on Facebook. According to the embassy, about half of the attacks were recorded from […]

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Hackers attack Russian organizations through a new Microsoft Office vulnerability

Information security specialists from Kaspersky Lab reported that hackers are trying to attack Russian companies through a new vulnerability in Microsoft Office products. At least one attack targeted government agencies. Using the vulnerability, attackers can not only spy on users of the infected system, but also download malicious programs like ransomware viruses into it. Experts […]

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Russian hacker confirmed the resurrection of the most famous Russian hacker group REvil

 A Russian hacker who collaborated with the well-known REvil group confirmed that cybercriminals returned to active work after a two-month break. He named political reasons the main reason for the temporary suspension of their activities. This refutes the claims of REvil members themselves, who explained this with precautions after the disappearance of one of the […]

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Only one-in-ten Russian organizations are aware of the danger of vulnerabilities in web applications

In 2020, attacks on the web accounted for one-third of all information security incidents. However, only 10% of Russian organizations believe that web applications are a priority element of the infrastructure for scanning for vulnerabilities. Rostelecom-Solar surveyed April-June 2021 200 organizations of various sizes and profiles (public sector, finance, industry, IT, etc.) were interviewed. According […]

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Ukraine legalized cryptocurrency

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the bill “On virtual assets”, which will legalize cryptocurrency and virtual hryvnia. The bill on its legal use for settlement operations was supported by 276 deputies, six voted against, 71 deputies abstained. The document regulates the circulation of virtual assets in the country, which allows market participants to use […]

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