Friday, September 23, 2016

Russian Agency Looking to Hire a Black-Hat Hacker

Roskomnadzor (Russian censor agency) posted a vacancy for a hacker with black-hat experience who is ready to travel overseas and extract data from other people’s computers and networks. While it's a common practice to hire people with some offensive skills for protection purposes we might see yet another agency in Russia becoming offensive in cyber.

Publication date:                      23 September 2016
Handling requirements:            Traffic light protocol (TLP) GREEN
Attribution/Threat Actors:        Russian, Roskomnadzor
Actor Type:                               Tier V  
Potential Targets:                     Computer networks on Russia-controlled territories, also
                                                 possibly hosting computers worldwide
Past Reporting:                          None

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