A group of hackers from Russia has posted on the darknet numbers of 1 million credit cards, claims Thursday, August 5, the channel CNBC, citing the firm of cybersecurity Q6.
It is noted that the group All World Cards from Russia, which offers card data to other cyber criminals “for fraudulent transactions.
At the same time, the publication does not provide evidence that the mentioned hackers are really connected with Russia. However, the TV channel gives detailed recommendations on how to protect your credit card data. In particular, they include freezing credit accounts and notifying your credit organization about possible fraud.
On July 28, Russian ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov said that since 2020, Russia has responded to 12 requests from U.S. law enforcement agencies concerning cyberattacks, while 80 Russian requests went unanswered.
At the same time, he reminded that Russian President Vladimir Putin announced an initiative on a comprehensive program of measures to restore Russian-American cooperation in the field of information security.
On the previous day, Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the United States Richard Downing said that Russia was still at the top of the list of countries from whose territory cyberattacks were launched. However, as Downing noted, Russian authorities were not involved in these attacks.
The issue of cybersecurity was also raised on the sidelines of the June 16 Russian-American summit in Geneva, where the two leaders agreed to begin consultations in this area. Putin noted that the largest number of cyber attacks in the world comes from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.