From the Summer 2015 Issue

Elite Russian Hackers: The Growing Threat

Ondrej Krehel, CISSP, CEH, CEI
Founder | LIFARS LLC

Attacks by Russian state-sponsored groups are extremely well executed and typically employ advanced social engineering tactics and watering hole attacks.
The Cold War as we knew it is long over, but tension remains between the United States and Russia. Some experts even go as far as to say that we are entering a new cyber Cold War.1 Their reasoning is that an increasingly high number of attacks on the United States originate from Russia. While many of these are carried out by highly organized criminal gangs, the most advanced and damaging (though not necessarily financially) attacks . . .

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