Posted by Martijn Grooten on Dec 12, 2016
In it, they look at a number of groups that have performed sophisticated attacks against a number of Russian financial institutions. The work of these groups demonstrates the increasing sophistication and professionalization of cybercrime.
Today, the paper's authors have also published a blog post about the paper on ESET's We Live Security blog, in which they point out a misunderstanding in the way the Russian banking system works, which has led to a few news reports initially misreporting a theft at the Russian Central Bank while, in fact, the attack affected commercial banks.
We have also uploaded the video of the presentation to our YouTube channel.