Pirates of Brazil: Integrating the Strengths of Russian and Chinese Hacking Communities

Each country’s hackers are unique, with their own codes of conduct, forums, motives and payment methods. Recorded Future’s Portuguese-speaking analysts, with a long-standing background in the Brazilian underground, have analyzed underground markets and forums tailored to the Brazilian Portuguese audience Read More …

Poking the Bear: Three-Year Campaign Targets Russian Critical Infrastructure

Nation-state conflict has come to dominate many of the policy discussions and much of the strategic thinking about cybersecurity. When events of geopolitical significance hit the papers, researchers look for parallel signs of sub rosa cyber activity carried out by state-sponsored threat Read More …

Russian domestic security service launch new dedicated center to counter cyberattacks

Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, now has a separate coordination center created in order to prevent, detect and counter cyberattacks on critical infrastructure facilities as well as repair damage from such attacks. The new agency is officially titled ‘National Read More …

GCHQ intelligence chief threatens ‘brazen’ Russia with UK’s ‘tools’

British spies are ready to counter an “active and real threat” posed by the “brazen Kremlin”, the head of GCHQ has warned. Jeremy Fleming said the government’s cyber intelligence agency could “deploy the full range of tools from across our Read More …

New Silence hacking group suspected of having ties to cyber-security industry

At least one member of a newly uncovered cybercrime hacking group appears to be a former or current employee of a cyber-security company, according to a new report released today. The report, published by Moscow-based cyber-security firm Group-IB, breaks down the Read More …