Tag: Russian government

Federal, Policy

Treasury bars Russia payments in dollars from US accounts

April 5, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Treasury Department will not allow any Russian government debt payments from accounts at U.S. financial institutions to be made in U.S. dollars, restricting one of the strategies President Vladimir Putin is employing to stave off default, an agency official […]


Chinese hackers targeted SolarWinds customers in parallel with Russian op

March 9, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

By now, most people know that hackers tied to the Russian government compromised the SolarWinds software build system and used it to push a malicious update to some 18,000 of the company’s customers. On Monday, researchers published evidence that hackers […]


DoJ says SolarWinds hackers breached its Office 365 system and read email

January 7, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

The US Justice Department has become the latest federal agency to say its network was breached in a long and wide-ranging hack campaign that’s believed to have been backed by the Russian government. In a terse statement issued Wednesday, Justice […]