06 Sep 2019

Belarusian police shut down notorious hacking forum

Belarusian police recently shut down an underground forum that had been a key marketplace in the Russian-speaking cybercrime scene since 2012. The forum, called XakFor, was used for the distribution of malware, botnets and other cybercrime services. Unlike the vast majority of similar platforms, XakFor operated on the open, indexed

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14 Feb 2019

Could Russia and Belarus trade oil for national sovereignty?

The Belarusian and Russian presidents have been locked in meetings over several days in recent months, prompting rumors that the two countries are exploring deals that could see Belarus fall under the control, directly or indirectly, of Russia. Relations between Russia and Belarus have remained closer than most former soviet

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