Hackers for Dangerous Hacking Group Snake Have Been Linked to Russia's FSB
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Reporters with the German public broadcasters BR and WDR have discovered that one of the world’s most dangerous hacking groups, Snake, also known as Turla or Oroboros, has worked for Russia’s FSB intelligence agency at least some of its hackers have.
One of Snake’s suspected developers brags on his website that he once worked for the FSB. Other clues are found in Russian- and English-language forums and on sites like LinkedIn and Facebook. Their reporting also led them to a company in the Russian city of Ryazan that, according to official information, once belonged to the FSB. (Hakan Tanriverdi, Florian Flade and Lea Frey / BR Recherche)
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