APT Profile – Gamaredon
Russian Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield in Ukraine
- 23 January 2023
- Zettl-Schabath, Kerstin; Bund, Jakob; Rottinger, Lena; Borrett, Camille
Gamaredon is a state-integrated hacking group (intelligence service/agency members). Government and industry reporting has identified Gamaredon as Russia-nexus agent that operates in close alignment with Russian state interests in Ukraine. Ukraine’s main intelligence agency SSU explicitly linked the group to the FSB, personally identifying five members known to be officers of Russia’s security service.
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Industry reporting traces the group’s operations back to June 2013, only months before the Russian annexation of the Crimean Peninsula.
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