In the United States fear attacks from Russia on anti-doping Agency

In the United States fear attacks from Russia on anti-doping Agency

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В США опасаются атак из России на антидопинговые агентства

American experts have found domains that mimic the websites of the WADA and other agencies

Company of Virginia found evidence that Russian hackers can plan attacks on anti-doping Agency in retaliation for the suspension of Russia from the winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

According to the researchers from the company ThreatConnect Inc., which specializiruetsya on issues of cybersecurity in the past month, unknown registered three web domains that mimic the websites of the world anti-doping Agency, anti Doping Agency USA and the Olympic Council of Asia.

This is reminiscent of the methods that were used in the past Russian hacker group Fancy Bear.

According to ThreatConnect, there is no evidence that hackers have used malicious domains, but they may be elements of future attacks.

The creation of domains that mimic real sites, often used by hackers to different types of attacks, including hacking the e-mail.

Simulation domains suggests the existence of a “larger campaign against the forthcoming Olympic games-2018”, according to ThreatConnect.