Justice Department Announces Court-Authorized Disruption of Botnet Controlled by the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) | OPA

Emily Parkin

Operation Copied and Removed Malware Known as “Cyclops Blink” from the Botnet’s Command-And-Control Devices, Disrupting the GRU’s Control Over Thousands of Infected Devices Worldwide. Victims Must Take Additional Steps to Remediate the Vulnerability and Prevent Malicious Actors From Further Exploiting Unpatched Devices. The Justice Department today announced a court-authorized operation, […]

Commercial Real Estate Brokerages in an Uncertain Russian Market | Pillsbury – Gravel2Gavel Construction & Real Estate Law

Emily Parkin

Several commercial real estate firms have joined the growing list of companies temporarily suspending – or outright terminating – property and facility management operations in Russia amid economic sanctions and mounting international pressure. CBRE is the latest to make such a move, discontinuing its Russian leasing, investment and property management […]

Russian Law Enforcement Take Down Several Cybercrime Forums

Emily Parkin

Russian authorities this week announced that they have seized Ferum Shop, Sky-Fraud, and Trump’s Dumps, three well-known online shops for stolen payment card data. On February 7, the domains were seized by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation’s Department “K” division, which left a message on the […]

Russian government continues crackdown on cybercriminals

Emily Parkin

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Russian authorities seized the websites of several Russian cybercrime forums Monday, the latest in a string of high-profile actions the government there has taken against cybercriminals. Visitors to the websites for Sky Fraud, a forum for stolen credit card data, were […]