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Dutch military intelligence disrupted a Russian cyber-attack on the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the Dutch defence minister has said.

The attack, which was thwarted with the help of British officials, came after the cybercrime unit of the GRU Russian military intelligence directorate had also attempted a remote attack on the Porton Down chemical weapons facility in April and on the UK Foreign Office in March. Both attacks were unsuccessful.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/04/netherlands-halted-russian-cyber-attack-on-chemical-weapons-body

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Re: Russia accused of cyber-attack on chemical weapons watchdog
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2018, 10:22:28 »
Who was the uniformed person at the news conference ? Canadian Mounted Police or Scotland Yard ?   He is with Mounted Police. Mark Flynn Chief Superintendant.


https://www.c-span.org/video/?452512-1/justice-department-announces-indictment-russians
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Re: Russia accused of cyber-attack on chemical weapons watchdog
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2018, 13:37:29 »
Who was the uniformed person at the news conference ? Canadian Mounted Police or Scotland Yard ?   He is with Mounted Police. Mark Flynn Chief Superintendant.


https://www.c-span.org/video/?452512-1/justice-department-announces-indictment-russians

Supt. Mark Flynn is the Director Cybercrime for Federal Policing Criminal Operations in the RCMP. He is responsible for the governance and oversight of priority cybercrime investigations that fall under the RCMP’s Federal Policing mandate.

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Re: Russia accused of cyber-attack on chemical weapons watchdog
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2018, 13:59:04 »
Nice OSINT from @bellingcat on GRU officers the Dutch say tried to hack OPCW:

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305 Car Registrations May Point to Massive GRU Security Breach
https://www.bellingcat.com/news/2018/10/04/305-car-registrations-may-point-massive-gru-security-breach/

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