Cyber Security

In Russia’s cyberscene: Kremlin desires, private hackers, and patriotism

“Vyarya was ‘loaned’ on an unofficial basis to Rostek, the Russian state technology conglomerate, in early 2015, and sent to an office in Sofia, Bulgaria. There, he was asked to help develop software not to block, but to amplify DDoS attacks. He did – and he was appalled when the program was ‘tried out’ before his eyes on targets like Ukraine’s Defense Ministry and the liberal Russian magazine Slon, he later told Medusa. By his account, he told his contact ‘I am not a hacker,’ and subsequently fled to Finland.”

Source: In Russia’s cyberscene: Kremlin desires, private hackers, and patriotism – CSMonitor.com

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