Russian Internet Giant Yandex hacked by Western intelligence agencies hackers with a rare type of malware called “Regin” to spy on Yandex users account.
Yandex is a Russian search engine also specializing in Internet-related products and services including Commerce, transportation, navigation, mobile applications, and online advertising. Yandex is widely known as Russian Google.
The attacker was conducted between October and November 2018 by deploying the malware on the Yandex Network.
Regin is one of a sophisticated and rare piece of malware which is used by “Five Eyes” intelligence-sharing alliance of the United States, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, Reuters Reported.