‘Russia spied on Ukrainian army with Android malware’
A computer hacker group that has ties with the Russian government from 2014 to 2016 Android malware used to Ukrainian artillery units to spy on you.
Via infected devices were some of the locations and communications of the units to be intercepted, reports security firm CrowdStrike Thursday in a new report. So would Russia help have been able to offer to the separatists that the country supports in Eastern Ukraine.
The cyber attack would be carried out by a group that the nickname Fancy Bear and APT 28 carries. The group has close ties with the Russian military intelligence and is also suspected of the hack on the email accounts of American Democrats.
Those e-mails licked in the run-up to the American elections. U.s. intelligence agencies suspect Russia of interfering in the elections, with the aim of the campaign of Donald Trump to play favorites.
To the Ukrainian military to hack was a real Android app of the Ukrainian army abused.
According to co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch of CrowdStrike demonstrates that the artillery units that were affected by the malware even more often were affected by physical attacks. Therefore, according to him, it is likely that the hackers have a close connection with the Russian army.