Fancy Bear

4 results

Konstantin von Notz (left) and Armin Schuster of the German parliament’s control committee speak to journalists after emergency meetings on Thursday to discuss a cyber attack on the government’s computer network. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

German MPs held emergency meetings on Thursday to discuss a cyber attack on the government’s computer network that it was claimed could have been comm(...)

Kiev’s main thoroughfare. Ukraine has been used for years by Russia as a testing ground for politicised cyber operations that later cropped up in other countries. Photograph: Brendan Hoffman/New York Times

The hacker, known only by his online alias “Profexer”, kept a low profile. He wrote computer code alone in an apartment and quietly sold his handiwork(...)

US senator John McCain listens as senator Lindsey Graham speaks during a news conference in Riga, Latvia.  They have called for tough measures against Russia. Photograph:  Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Senior US senators touring European states that feel threatened by Moscow have called for tough measures against Russia and its president Vladimir Put(...)

Soldiers of the separatist Luhansk People’s Republic on the line of contact with the Ukrainian army: Ukrainian forces appear to have been targeted by Russian-backed hackers.   Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters

As the United States considers how to respond to alleged Russian meddling in its presidential election, a cyber security report and major blackout in(...)