A Definitive Ranking of Russian Hacker Names

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As part of President Obama’s retaliation for Russia’s election-year hacking shenanigans, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a list of aliases used by the alleged hackers. There are many hacker names on this list, but which hacker names are the best hacker names? Here is a definitive list.

  1. Fancy Bear
  2. SEADADDY
  3. Energetic Bear
  4. CakeDuke
  5. Waterbug
  6. COZYBEAR
  7. COZYDUKE
  8. SOURFACE
  9. Operation Pawn Storm
  10. EVILTOSS
  11. Sandworm
  12. CrouchingYeti
  13. CHOPSTICK
  14. CosmicDuke
  15. CloudDuke
  16. COZYCAR
  17. X-Agent
  18. Skipper
  19. OnionDuke
  20. Carberp
  21. Powershell Backdoor
  22. Agent.btz
  23. CORESHELL
  24. MiniDuke
  25. Tiny Baron
  26. DIONIS
  27. Havex
  28. OLDBAIT
  29. SeaDuke
  30. Tsar Team
  31. Dragonfly
  32. (tie) APT 28 and APT 29
  33. twain_64.dll
  34. GREY CLOUD
  35. Hammer Duke
  36. HAMMERTOSS
  37. GeminiDuke
  38. BlackEnergy V3
  39. BlackEnergy2 APT
  40. SEDNIT
  41. SEDKIT
  42. Quedagh
  43. PinchDuke
  44. Sofacy
  45. VmUpgradeHelper.exe
  46. SYNful Knock

Discuss.

3 Comments on "A Definitive Ranking of Russian Hacker Names"

  1. Stephen Lovely | December 30, 2016 at 6:13 pm | Reply

    Powershell Backdoor was also the name of my Powerman 5000 cover band

  2. Tsar Team 😂 😂

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