Analysis: Evolving Russian Cyber Threats

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Analysis: Evolving Russian Cyber Threats
Russian President Vladimir Putin suggests Russian patriots might have hacked Democratic Party computers.

The latest ISMG Security Report focuses on evolving Russian cyber threats.

In the Security Report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • DataBreachToday Executive Editor Mathew Schwartz explore a single cyber espionage campaign likely linked to Russia that has targeted more than 200 people in 39 countries and involved altering of victims' emails and documents;
  • ISMG Senior Vice President for Editorial Tom Field discuss the growing hostility in cyberspace and fears of a new wave of advanced threats, many influenced by the Russians; and
  • ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk report on the Russians as victims of cybercrimes; and.
  • An update on Russian President Vladimir Putin, while denying Kremlin involvement, suggesting that a patriotic Russian might have been behind the hack on Democratic Party computers to influence the U.S. presidential election.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our May 26 and May 30 reports that respectively analyze U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly's congressional testimony on how DHS led government efforts to mitigate the WannaCry ransomware attacks and cybersecurity during the era of Donald Trump.

The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Tuesday, June 6.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.




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