• Alleged operations by Russia's GRU in recent years

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a series of coordinated announcements, authorities in United States, Britain, The Netherlands and Australia on Thursday accused the shadowy Russian military intelligence agency known as GRU of a huge array of cyberattacks around the world.
    The stunning revelations included details about Russian attempts to target everything from the global chemical weapons watchdog to anti-doping agencies and a probe into the downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. A U.S. indictment charged seven GRU officers Thursday.
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  • DOJ announces hacking charges against 7 Russian intelligence officers linked to the Olympic doping scandal and the Skripal poisoning

    DOJ announces hacking charges against 7 Russian intelligence officers linked to the Olympic doping scandal and the Skripal poisoning

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Department of Justice announced criminal charges against seven officers of the GRU, Russia's military intelligence unit.
    The defendants were charged for allegedly hacking a number of anti-doping agencies and chemical weapons inspectors.
    They were charged with crimes including conspiracy to commit computer fraud and abuse, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering, and aggravated identity theft.
    The DOJ's announcement came following a coordinated condemnation of the alleged GRU hacking from the UK and the Netherlands.
    The Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal...
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  • Justice Department files criminal charges against seven Russian spies for Fancy Bear cyberattacks

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    U.S. prosecutors have charged seven suspects accused of working for the Russian GRU, the country's military intelligence unit.
    The Justice Department's National Security Division alleged the seven hackers were part of “a conspiracy to use computer hacking to obtain non-public, health information about athletes and others in the files of anti-doping agencies in multiple countries, and release of stolen information selectively and sometimes misleadingly.”
    Prosecutors accused the seven Russian residents - charged with several counts of computer fraud and abuse and money laundering - of...
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  • Russian intel agency GRU accused of 'brazen' cybercrimes

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    BRUSSELS - Western nations accused Russia's secretive military intelligence unit of new cybercrimes on Thursday, with Dutch and British officials labeling the GRU "brazen" for allegedly targeting the international chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine.
    Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld said that the GRU's alleged hacking attempts on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons took place in April and were disrupted by authorities. Four Russian intelligence officers were immediately expelled...
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