Russia pummelled by pro-Ukrainian hackers following invasion

Russian companies and government bodies were swarmed by hordes of pro-Ukrainian hackers after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. PHOTO: PEXELS
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LONDON (FINANCIAL TIMES) - For years, Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin sat atop the FBI's most wanted list. The Russian government-backed hacker has been suspected of cyber attacks on Germany's Bundestag and the 2016 Olympics, held in Rio de Janeiro.

A few weeks into Russia's invasion of Ukraine, his own personal information - including his email and Facebook accounts and passwords, mobile phone number and even passport details - was leaked online.

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