For almost two decades, hackers with Snake have been forcing their way into government networks. They are considered one of the most dangerous hacker groups in the world. Who they work for, though, has always been a matter of pure speculation. But reporters with the German public broadcasters and have discovered some clues, and they all lead to the Russian secret service FSB.
“The Elite Hackers of the FSB” is a joint research of the Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) with the Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR).
Published at 17.02.2022
Authors: Hakan Tanriverdi (BR), Florian Flade und Lea Frey (WDR)
Digital Design: Sebastian Bayerl, Steffen Kühne, Max Brandl (BR)
Editing: Robert Schöffel und Verena Nierle (BR), Monika Wagener (WDR)