Russian cyberspies targeted punk rock band Pussy Riot

A closely watched band of suspected Russian hackers have spied on domestic targets, including two members of the outspoken punk rock band Pussy Riot.

Trend Micro said the group, which it refers to as Pawn Storm, has also targeted a software developer in Russia, politicians, artists and journalists in the country.

“Pawn Storm’s targets have mostly been external political entities outside of Russia, but after our analysis we found that a great deal of targets can actually be found within the country’s borders,” wrote Feike Hacquebord, a Trend Micro threat researcher, in a blog post on Tuesday.

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