Hackers stole more than 1 billion roubles ($17 million) from Russian banks using the Cobalt Strike security-testing tool in 2017, a central bank official said on Tuesday.
Russia is under intense scrutiny over cyber crime following allegations hackers backed by Moscow have attacked targets in the United States and Europe, accusations the Kremlin has repeatedly denied.
Russian authorities are now keen to show that Russia too is a frequent victim of cyber crime and that they are working hard to combat it. Continue reading
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FIFA says it has lifted Kuwait’s ban from international football. FIFA President Gianni Infantino is in Kuwait to confirm the government is no longer interfering in how the federation is being run. According to FIFA, “Kuwait Parliament has adopted a new sports law” which complies with its statutes. The ban was imposed in October 2015, leaving Kuwait unable to play its World Cup qualifiers.
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FIFA has recorded more than 1,318,109 ticket requests for the 2018 World Cup in Russia in less than 24 hours Continue reading
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AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: A young man in Gujarat killed himself and a teenager in Delhi was put under observation after he cut himself, the latest in incidents linked to the Blue Whale Challenge that has led to several suicides across the country.
WASHINGTON: On Wednesday, the secretary of state Rex Tillerson stated that the United States is willing to work with Russia on establishing “no-fly zones” in Syria as part of a joint effort to stabilize the war-ravaged country..
In a wide-ranging statement, Tillerson said Russia had a “special responsibility” to help create stability on the ground — or risk hobbling the fight against the Islamic State group.