Feb 7- Feb 27 Ukraine – Russia the silent cyber conflict
This post provides a timeline of the events related to the Russia invasion of Ukraine from the cyber security perspective.
Below is the timeline of Russia – Ukraine cyber dispute
Ukraine is recruiting a volunteer IT army composed of white hat hackers to launch attacks on a list of Russian entities.
Global internet monitor working group NetBlocks reported that Twitter has been restricted in Russia amid conflict with Ukraine.
While Ukraine calls for hacker underground to defend against Russia, ransomware gangs make their moves.
The CERT of Ukraine (CERT-UA) warned of a spear-phishing campaign targeting Ukrainian armed forces personnel.
The popular collective Anonymous declared war on Russia for the illegitimate invasion of Ukraine and announced a series of cyber attacks calling to action its members
Experts reported that the wiper attacks that yesterday hit hundreds of systems in Ukraine used a GoLang-based ransomware decoy.
The White House has linked the recent DDoS attacks against Ukraine ‘s banks and defense agencies to Russia’s GRU.
Ukraine ‘s defense agencies and two state-owned banks were hit by Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) said the country is the target of an ongoing “wave of hybrid warfare.”
Russia-linked APT group Gamaredon is behind spear-phishing attacks against Ukrainian entities and organizations since October 2021.
(SecurityAffairs – hacking, Ukraine)
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