Hackers

Red Cross issues rules for hackers in military conflicts

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has published the first-ever rules regarding the actions of civilian hackers during military conflicts, writes BBC. They noted that since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, many people have been joining “cyber gangs.” The list consists of eight rules, which are as follows: ... Read more

Hackers attacked a russian provider of satellite communications

A group of previously unknown hackers claimed responsibility for a cyber attack on the russian satellite communications provider Dozor-Teleport, whose services are used by energy companies and the country’s defense and security services. This was reported by The Record. The fact that the provider was disconnected from the network was ... Read more

Clones of real players will detect cheats in Call of Duty

Activision has started using new tactics to combat cheaters in Call of Duty Modern Warfare II and Warzone 2.0. This is reported by Engadget. When Activision’s systems detect or suspect a potential cheater, a special “hallucination” is triggered that is a clone of the real player. The hallucination moves, looks ... Read more

Hacker Gary Bowser, who hacked Nintendo consoles, was released from prison, but he will be paying a fine of $14.5 million for the rest of his life

Canadian Gary Bowser, who was serving a 40-month term for hacking Nintendo consoles, was released from prison early for good behavior, but he will pay a $14.5 million fine to Nintendo for the rest of his life, which was ordered by the court. This is written by VGC. Bowser, who ... Read more

Russia loses data – the Ukrainian government and hacktivists disclose information about its military and state institutions

From the beginning of the Russian invasion, colossal volumes of information about the Russian state and its activities were unveiled. Data highlights the work of closed institutions and becomes golden mine for researchers, from journalists to those who investigate military crimes. In general, the information has two sources: its publication ... Read more

Hackers posted 900,000 e-mails from Russian media company VGTRK

A group of hackers DDoSecrets has published an e-mail archive of the VGTRK media company, which contains 900,000 letters and 4,000 files. VGTRK (All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company) is a Russian state broadcaster that operates five national television channels, two international networks, five radio stations and more than ... Read more