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Current events
How Russia Is Isolating Its Own Cybercriminals
Sanctions imposed by the Biden administration, coupled with Russias proposed initiative to cut itself off from ...
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Current events
Funding and the Russia-Ukraine War: KYC for Crypto Transactions Proving Difficult
Flashpoint analysts have uncovered 262 cryptocurrency addresses used in advertisements for donations to either ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
Understanding Russia’s “Sovereign Internet”: What Happens If Russia Isolates Itself from the Global Internet?
The Russian government ordered state-owned portals to connect to its state-controlled domain name system servers ...
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Corporate and Physical Security
How Telegram Became a Critical Source of Intelligence in the Ukraine-Russia War
Telegram was created in 2013 by Pavel Durov, a Russia-born tech entrepreneur who has, to a large extent, managed ...
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Current events
Russia Is Cracking Down on Cybercrime. Here Are the Law Enforcement Bodies Leading the Way.
The following research is based on information gathered by Flashpoint analysts and data On February 7 and 8, the ...
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Current events
The Navalny Leaks: Data, Probiv, and Russian Political Influence
On August 20, on the top-tier Russian-language illicit XSS forum, a threat actor named “lenovo” shared a ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
Investigating Hydra: Where Cryptocurrency Roads All Lead to Russia and Go Dark
In new research, we detail the inner workings of cybercriminal cryptocurrency financial chains and the rise to ...
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Current events
Breaking: Elite Cybercrime Forum “Maza” Breached by Unknown Attacker
On March 3, 2021, Flashpoint detected a breach of the elite Russian cybercrime forum known as “Maza” ...
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Cyber threat intelligence
New Mysterious Operators Usurp Elite Russian Hacker Forum “Verified”
On February 17, 2021, the elite Russian hacker forum, “Verified,” resurfaced abruptly, stood up with new web ...
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