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A Russian Hacker Confesses to Being the Creator of a Bank Trojan Horse

A 33-year-old male citizen from Russia who is responsible for affecting people’s computers and laptops with a Trojan virus has confessed to the crime in a Federal Court in Manhattan. Stanislav V. Lisov created the malware known as NeverQuest and programmed it to infect people’s devices when they accessed various online platforms. The virus, also known as Vawtrack or Snifula, ... Read More »

Renowned Hacker “tessa88” Is Identified to Be Russian National

A cybersecurity firm has been carefully analyzing and researching different accounts related to a prominent hacker, whose activities negatively affected high-profile companies. The firm believes it knows the real identity of the cybercriminal involved in the heinous acts back in 2016. The firm, Recorded Future, reports that the cybercriminal was a Russian male hacker known as Maksim Donakov. The data ... Read More »

Greek Court Postpones Extradition Appeal of Russian Cybercrime Suspect to France

The Greek court has postponed the hearing of the extradition appeal of a “notorious” cybercrime suspect, Alexandre Vinnik. In the courtroom, Zoe Konstantopoulou, Vinnik’s Attorney demanded that the trial be postponed after six hours of the court hearing. The Athens Bar Association Ruling Defense Council strictly prevents work after 3:00 pm. According to reports, authorities also postponed another session of ... Read More »

Analysis of Chinese and Russian Hacking Communities

Recorded future has been actively analyzing forums and markets that are tailored towards the Chinese and Russian audiences over the last annual period and has discovered several differences in the hosted contents within the forums and the differences in the forum conduct and organization. Recorded Future Insikt group analyzed posts, interactions, and advertisements in criminal and hacking forums to explore ... Read More »

Russian FreeHacks Forum on the Darknet

The darknet to some people is almost synonymous with all things illegal. Nothing could be more misrepresented, however. While indeed it helps aid anonymous engagements, assuring users of freedom and security to exercise all that pertains to them away from observation, the darknet has been grossly defined by negatively by government agencies and the like. The core intent of the ... Read More »

“We are the most informative source on Russian darknet” – claims Hydra forum admin.

Russian darknet market Hydra is not only a place where one can buy different goods and services, but it also is a source of useful information. On the market’s forum, users can discuss hotspot topics, seek advice and assistance regarding legal and medical issues, and chat with like-minded people. On May 11 the forum’s admin Resident kindly answered questions concerning ... Read More »

Russian drug kingpin Alexandre Sitnikov arrested

Viktor Ivanov, the head of The Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation (FDCS), met diplomats from 46 countries and gave them information about drug dealers. Names and addresses of these criminals were identified during special operation “Mosaic”. The list includes 1,500 names, 1,180 are citizens of the USA. According to LEA the criminal community consisted of about 10,000 ... Read More »

Russian Dark Web Drug Linked to Mass School Overdose

Dark web drug overdoses are still happening day in and day out. We are not even halfway through the first quarter of the year and the number of dark web related drug overdoses have started adding up. The latest addition and a much downhearted is the news of a mass drug overdose in a college in Australia which has left ... Read More »

Hackers and scammers of Russian darknet

Russian darknet was pretty shaken in 2017: top marketplace RAMP was closed, Russian Silkroad merged with Hydra market, and one of the oldest drugs forums Rutor was sold to new owners. Competition between main marketplaces led to using DDoS attacks and provocations. The same tendency persists in 2018 – servers are periodically offline, several markets have exit scammed or are ... Read More »

Russian Cybercriminal arrested by Thai Police

Thailand police on Friday announced the arrest of a Russian cybercriminal Sergey Medvedev, who is accused by U.S. authorities for playing a role in an online cybercrime marketplace. At the request of U.S. law enforcement agencies, Mr. Medvedev was arrested on the 2nd of February at his Bangkok apartment. According to reports from the Thai authorities, Mr. Medvedev is currently ... Read More »

New Russian Dark web GandCrab Ransomware Uncovered.

An Australian Cybersecurity firm, LMNTRIX on Friday released its report on the finding after an investigation that uncovered a newly engineered GandCrab Ransomware nicknamed ‘GandCrabransomware’. The malicious program is being marketed and advertised in Russian on the dark web as a ransomware-as-a-service package to potential buyers. Though the cybercrime industry has been making significant revenue for quite some time globally, ... Read More »

Drugs and weapons: what is sold on Russian dark web?

How are drugs and weapons sold? How much do they cost? How can you buy a safari to Donetsk People’s Republic (region of Ukraine)? We researched the Russian dark web and talked to its active users in order to answer these questions. Drugs The sale of Drugs is one of the main reasons for dark web popularity. A lot of ... Read More »

Former Russian police officer claims: “War on drugs is lost”

During the interview to “Lenta.ru,” a former officer of Federal Drug Control Service of Russia explained how the war on drugs was lost and why all controlled substances are sold and bought on the darknet. “No one buys on the streets” In the Drug Control Service we did not follow trends. Maybe it happened because we got used to monitoring ... Read More »