25. 02. 2013

Russian president Vladimir Putin decided to set up cyber Russian defense system against hacker attacks under FSB (Federal Security Service - Federal'naya sluzhba bezopasnosti Rossiyskoy Federatsii is the main domestic security agency of the Russian Federation and the main successor agency of the Soviet Committee of State Security (KGB)). The trigger was with highest probability the uncovering of consequences made by Red October unveiled by Kaspersky Lab. Rec October is a malware as well as a name of whole cause that focuses to gaining sensitive diplomatic or scientific information from Russia or post-soviet states. These information were classified in many cases and include very sensitive parts such as documents considering research and develpoment of modern warfare systems. Full report here.