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'Ghostwriter' disinformation campaign rages on as Biden prepares for NATO trip

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

“These types of tactics are readily deployable elsewhere," said FireEye's Lee Foster.

Anti-NATO disinformation effort uses coronavirus to poke political tensions

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

A new report from FireEye does not attribute the effort to the Russian government, though the motives are consistent.

U.S. agrees to help Baltic states bolster grid cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The agreement comes as the ex-Soviet countries look to disentangle themselves from Russian electric infrastructure.

Operator of 'VirusTotal for criminals' gets 14-year prison sentence

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

“Ruslan Bondars helped malware developers attack American businesses,” said Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski.

Latvian hacker sentenced to 33 months in prison for scareware scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

At one time, Peteris Sahurovs was among the FBI's most wanted criminals.

Latvian national convicted of running 'VirusTotal-for-criminals' malware scanner

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

Ruslan Bondars was convicted by a federal jury on three charges for running the underground service.