US Charges Russian GRU for NotPetya, Olympic Destroyer Attacks

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    "US charges Russian hackers over 3 of world's biggest cyberattacks

    The indictment against six Russian military officers surrounds hacks that caused a power outage in Ukraine and a ransomware hit that cost billions in damages...

    The Justice Department is charging Yuriy Sergeyevich Andrienko for helping develop NotPetya ... as well as Olympic Destroyer malware that crashed the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics' internal servers.

    Sergey Vladimirovich Detistov, Pavel Valeryevich Frolov and Petr Nikolayevich Pliskin are also believed to be behind developing both malware, while Anatoliy Sergeyevich Kovalev and Artem Valeryevich Ochichenko are allegedly behind delivering those attacks..."

    https://www.cnet.com/news/us-charges-russian-hackers-over-3-of-worlds-biggest-cyberattacks/

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-ch...d-notpetya-killdisk-olympicdestroyer-attacks/
     
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