Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on March 10, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

DOJ, FBI disrupt Russian intelligence botnet

U.S. authorities disrupted the infrastructure used by a notorious Russian hacking group linked to the country's military intelligence agency.
A mural near the Giraffe shopping mall depicting two girls drawing a lightning bolt in the colors of the Ukrainian flag on September 25, 2023 in Bucha, Ukraine. (Photo by Andrii Nesterenko/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Russian hacking operations target Ukrainian law enforcement

Ukrainian officials say Russian hackers targeted counter-intelligence and law enforcement data during the first half of this year.
People walk among the damage to an industrial area in Kyiv following a morning missile strike that left one person dead and two wounded on Jan. 26 in Kyiv. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Russia’s Sandworm hackers blamed in fresh Ukraine malware attack

Researches believe the destructive malware is the work of Sandworm, a Russian military unit suspected in a series of Ukrainian cyberattacks.
Merrick Garland
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about a significant firearms trafficking enforcement action during a news conference at the Justice Department on April 1, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

US says it disrupted Russian botnet ‘before it could be weaponized’

The botnet was being assembled by Russia's foreign intelligence agency, the GRU, Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference.