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US charges six Russian ‘intelligence agents' with hacking Ukraine, Georgia, France and 2018 Olympics

9 monthes ago   |   By RT

The US Justice Department has announced charges against six alleged officers of Russian military intelligence, accusing them of cyber attacks against Georgia, France, the UK, the OPCW, Ukraine and the 2018 Winter Olympics.
A grand jury in Pennsylvania indicted the six men for “conspiracy, computer hacking, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and false registration of a domain name,” the DOJ announced on Monday, describing them as officers in Unit 74455 of the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate, or GRU.
The indictment identifies them as Yuriy Sergeyevich Andrienko, Sergey...
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The US charged 6 Russian hackers with a string of 'destructive' cyberattacks that shut down hospitals in Pennsylvania, crippled Ukraine's power grid, and targeted the Olympics and French elections

The US charged 6 Russian hackers with a string of 'destructive' cyberattacks that shut down hospitals in Pennsylvania, crippled Ukraine's power grid, and targeted the Olympics and French elections

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Federal prosecutors accused six Russian government officials of orchestrating widespread cyberattacks that targeted Russia's perceived enemies across the globe in a sweeping indictment unsealed Monday.
The six men are charged with creating a worm called NotPetya that infected computers across the globe and caused $10 billion in damage, as well as carrying out individual attacks that shut down the power grid in Ukraine , disrupted the IT infrastructure of the 2018 Olympics in South Korea , and took down the computer systems of a chain of hospitals in Western...
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