Tags Eastern Europe

Russian intelligence-backed hackers go after Armenian embassy website with new code

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

When subtlety rather than brute force is required, analysts say Moscow calls on Turla.

Latest Facebook shutdown involves hundreds of accounts misleading users in Ukraine, Iraq

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

The unrelated efforts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East are the latest examples of how the social media giant's reach is exploited.

Bank heist with FIN7 traits went down while leaders were on the run, research suggests

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

Bitdefender says hackers used familiar tools and methods on an Eastern European bank for more than two months in 2018.

Researchers paint different portraits of hackers behind Ryuk ransomware

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Analysts poring over Ryuk are coming to different conclusions, highlighting the subjective side of cyberthreat studies.

Facebook scrubs accounts spreading disinformation in Moldova ahead of heated election

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Some users spreading disinformation were government empoloyees, Facebook said.

Kaspersky: Physical devices used to steal 'tens of millions' from Eastern Europe banks

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Researchers dubbed the scheme "DarkVishnya" and said attackers intruded in-person to plant malicious devices on banks' networks to steal money.

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