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The number of distributed denial of service attacks on educational institutions in Russia has more than doubled in September this year, coinciding with the start of the new school year, a security firm claims.

Published in Security

The head of global cyber-security company Group-IB has been arrested by authorities in Russia over alleged treasonous activities against the state, with the company claiming that he is innocent.

Published in Security

Singapore-based security outfit Group-IB says it has assisted the Moscow Criminal Investigation in the detention of a group of criminals who were re-issuing SIM cards and stealing money from Russian bank customers.

Published in Security

A well-known security researcher has pointed out a major flaw in an article about hacking published by the Australian Financial Review on 26 June: its over-eagerness in attributing attacks, when that is the toughest part of a threat analyst's job.

Published in Security

The International Telecommunication Union has released a study showing Moscow's progress in meeting the objectives of its "smart city" strategies and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Published in Strategy

An analysis of public Wi-Fi hotspots in 11 Russian cities that will be hosting World Cup football matches from 14 June onwards shows that more than a fifth (22%) have no encryption at all.

Published in Security

With the World Cup football tournament beginning in 17 days, themed phishing websites, email scams and football-related spam is growing by the day, researchers at Kaspersky Lab say.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 08:13

Microsoft's Russia sales hit by US sanctions: report

US sanctions imposed on Russia in August 2017 are preventing at least two distributors of Microsoft products in that country from transacting with more than 200 Russian firms on the terms they used to.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 09:51

Russia hints it may build its own DNS

Russia has hinted that it may build its own domain name system by August next year, citing US control of the current infrastructure as the reason for doing so.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 08:01

City of Moscow begins move away from Microsoft

The city of Moscow plans to replace Microsoft software on thousands of computers with domestic programs, according to a report on the Vedomosti website.

Published in Business Software

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