Moscow: Foreign intelligence to attack Russian banks next week
The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) is warning that nation’s banks that foreign intelligence operations will launch ‘large-scale cyber attacks in order to destabilize the financial system of the Russian Federation, including the activities of a number of major Russian banks,’ starting Dec. 5.
In a Russian-language statement on the FSB website posted Friday, the FSB claimed to have found command and control servers to be used in such an attack in the Netherlands, operated by the Ukrainian internet service provider BlazingFast.
The FSB also claims the attacks will be accompanied by a social media and text message misinformation campaign. “