Apr 10 – Apr 16 Ukraine – Russia the silent cyber conflict
This post provides a timeline of the events related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine from the cyber security perspective.
Below is the timeline of the events related to the ongoing invasion that occurred in the previous weeks:
This week the Anonymous collective and its affiliates have targeted multiple Russian organizations stealing gigabytes of data.
Threat actors are targeting Ukrainian government agencies with phishing attacks delivering the IcedID malware.
Threat actors are targeting Ukrainian government organizations with exploits for XSS vulnerabilities in Zimbra Collaboration Suite (CVE-2018-6882).
Russia-linked Sandworm APT group targeted Ukrainian energy facilities with INDUSTROYER2 and CADDYWIPER wipers.
The Anonymous collective has hacked Russia’s Ministry of Culture and leaked 446 GB of data through the DDoSecrets platform.
NB65 hacking group created its ransomware based on the leaked source code of the Conti ransomware and targets Russia.
Facebook/Meta said Russia-linked threat actors are attempting to use the social network against Ukrainian entities with hate speech, bullying, and fake news.
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