The Hacker News Logo
Click to Subscribe

The Hacker News - Cybersecurity News and Analysis: Russia

Russian APT Map Reveals 22,000 Connections Between 2000 Malware Samples

Russian APT Map Reveals 22,000 Connections Between 2000 Malware Samples
September 24, 2019Wang Wei
Though Russia still has an undiversified and stagnant economy, it was one of the early countries in the world to realize the value of rem...

Russia Fines Facebook $47 Over Citizens' Data Privacy Dispute

Russia Fines Facebook $47 Over Citizens' Data Privacy Dispute
April 12, 2019Wang Wei
Yes, you read that right! Russia has fined Facebook with 3,000 rubles, roughly $47, for not complying with the country's controvers...

Russia to Fine Search Engines for Linking to Banned VPN services

Russia to Fine Search Engines for Linking to Banned VPN services
June 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
In its years-long efforts to censor the Internet by blocking access to a large number of websites in the country, Russia has now approved...

Russia Bans Proxy Services And VPNs To Purge Extremist Content

Russia Bans Proxy Services And VPNs To Purge Extremist Content
July 26, 2017Wang Wei
Earlier this year, China announced a crackdown on VPNs and proxy services in the country and made it mandatory for all VPN providers and...

Telegram Agrees to Register With Russia to Avoid Ban, But Won't Share User Data

Telegram Agrees to Register With Russia to Avoid Ban, But Won't Share User Data
June 29, 2017Mohit Kumar
After being threatened with a ban in Russia , end-to-end encrypted Telegram messaging app has finally agreed to register with new Russian...

Russia Threatens to Ban Telegram Messaging App, Says It Was Used By Terrorists

Russia Threatens to Ban Telegram Messaging App, Says It Was Used By Terrorists
June 26, 2017Mohit Kumar
Russia has threatened to ban Telegram end-to-end encrypted messaging app, after Pavel Durov, its founder, refused to sign up to the coun...

Trump Fires FBI Director Over Clinton Probe, Amid Russia Investigation

Trump Fires FBI Director Over Clinton Probe, Amid Russia Investigation
May 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
President Donald Trump has abruptly fired James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) who was leading an inves...

Russian Court bans LinkedIn in Russia; Facebook and Twitter Could be Next

Russian Court bans LinkedIn in Russia; Facebook and Twitter Could be Next
November 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
As reported late October, the world's largest online professional network LinkedIn is going to ban in Russia beginning Monday follow...

LinkedIn to get Banned in Russia for not Complying with Data Localization Law

LinkedIn to get Banned in Russia for not Complying with Data Localization Law
October 26, 2016Mohit Kumar
The world's largest online professional network LinkedIn could face a ban in Russia after the company has failed to comply with a Rus...

Breaking — Russian Hacker Responsible for LinkedIn Data Breach Arrested by FBI

Breaking — Russian Hacker Responsible for LinkedIn Data Breach Arrested by FBI
October 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The alleged Russian hacker arrested by the FBI in collaboration with the Czech police is none other than the hacker who was allegedly res...

Russian Hacker who was wanted by FBI arrested in Prague

Russian Hacker who was wanted by FBI arrested in Prague
October 19, 2016Mohit Kumar
UPDATE — It Turns out that the Russian Hacker arrested by the FBI is responsible for 2012 LinkedIn Data Breach. ( Read latest update her...

Russia Wants to Kick Foreign Tech Companies Out Of The Nation

Russia Wants to Kick Foreign Tech Companies Out Of The Nation
February 13, 2016Unknown
Someone wants to kick Microsoft, Google and Apple off from his land, but himself uses Gmail and Mac. The newly appointed Internet Ts...

Breaking - Edward Snowden Get 3 More Years In Russia

Breaking - Edward Snowden Get 3 More Years In Russia
August 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 31-year-old global surveil...

Russian Facebook 'VKontakte' Dramatically Fires Original Founder 'Pavel Durov'

Russian Facebook 'VKontakte' Dramatically Fires Original Founder 'Pavel Durov'
April 22, 2014Mohit Kumar
Yesterday reports revealed that Pavel Durov , the 29-year-old founder of Russia's most popular social networking site VKontakte (VK)...

Stuxnet also infected the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant

Stuxnet also infected the internal network of a Russian nuclear plant
November 10, 2013Anonymous
We have a lot of information on Stuxnet virus, a powerful malware that for the first time has shown to governments the capabilities and...

Russia grants one year asylum to Edward Snowden, The Most wanted man on Earth

Russia grants one year asylum to Edward Snowden, The Most wanted man on Earth
August 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
Edward Snowden , the former U.S. The intelligence contractor wanted for revealing the National Security Agency 's secret program to ...

Russia has never extradited anyone and will not extradite Snowden to US

Russia has never extradited anyone and will not extradite Snowden to US
July 26, 2013Mohit Kumar
A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin says, " Russia has never extradited anyone, and will not extradite ,". Moscow security agency F...

Edward Snowden made public appearance at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport

Edward Snowden made public appearance at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport
July 13, 2013Mohit Kumar
Whistleblower Edward Snowden made a public appearance yesterday at a Moscow airport, beside a staff member of the Wikileaks organizati...

Edward Snowden applies for political asylum in Russia

Edward Snowden applies for political asylum in Russia
July 01, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Russian immigration source informed that the US intelligence agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for political asylum in ...

Whistleblower Edward Snowden arrives in Moscow with the help of Wikileaks

Whistleblower Edward Snowden arrives in Moscow with the help of Wikileaks
June 23, 2013Mohit Kumar
Edward Snowden , The Whistleblower who revealed the existence of a secret US online surveillance program left Hong Kong and has landed ...
Exclusive Deals

Stay Informed — Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up for THN newsletter and get our latest stories delivered straight to your inbox.