Fancy bear infiltrating German networks
Germany is investigating a security breach of its defence and interior ministries' private networks, a government spokesman has confirmed.
Revenge for stopping cheating attempt
The Russian military was so furious that Russian athletes packed full of performance enhancing drugs were banned from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea that they hacked the opening ceremony and tried to pin it on North Korea.
It appears they got away with it
Unknown hackers stole $6 million from a Russian bank last year in an attack using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the Russian central bank said.
NotPetya came from Russia
Britain has named and shamed Russia for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.
Two of Microsoft’s official Russian distributors have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to more than 200 Russian companies following new US sanctions.
A UK military Air Chief Marshall has warned that the cable infrastructure which keeps the internet running is in danger of being disrupted by Russia.
Building a portal
Facebook is building a portal that will let some users see if they liked or followed Russian propaganda from Internet Research Agency Facebook Pages or Instagram accounts between January 2015 and August 2017.
Putin’s team uses a computer game because Americans will never spot the difference
The Russian government has been cynically manufacturing evidence to encourage US conspiracy theorists but may have been caught out by using some dodgy proof.
GCHQ is on the case
The chief executive of Britain's GCHQ cyber security centre said today that its spooks are aware of attempts to disrupt the UK's energy, telecomms and media by attempted hacks.
Full on disinformation effort
Russian linked accounts were churning out Pro-Trump propaganda during the election using diverse means such as YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go.