Germans Interested in the Situation in Ukraine Are Attacked by the PowerShell RAT Malware

An unknown hacker attacked German users who are interested in information about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, infecting them with PowerShell RAT malware (more precisely, a remote access trojan) and stealing their data. Let me remind you that we wrote that Hacker groups split up: some of them support Russia, others Ukraine, and also that… Continue reading Germans Interested in the Situation in Ukraine Are Attacked by the PowerShell RAT Malware

State Department Offers $1 million for Info on Russian Hackers

The US State Department has announced a reward amounting up to 10 million dollars for the information about six presumably Russian intelligence agents accused by the US authorities of involvement in the 2017 NotPetya virus hacker attacks. The announcement states that the reward is intended for anyone who can provide information to help identify and… Continue reading State Department Offers $1 million for Info on Russian Hackers

RuRansom Malware Destroys Data in Russian Systems

VMware specialists spoke about the activity of the RuRansom wiper, which attacks Russian systems and deliberately destroys its data, including backups. Unlike ordinary cryptographers who extort ransoms from the victims, the author of RuRansom does not ask for money, but simply intends to cause damage to the Russian Federation. By the way, let me remind… Continue reading RuRansom Malware Destroys Data in Russian Systems

Hacker groups split up: some of them support Russia, others Ukraine

Amid the backdrop of the barbaric invasion of the Russian army into the territory of Ukraine, hacker groups split into two camps: some declared that they supported the actions of the Russian authorities, while others, on the contrary, sided with Ukraine. Bleeping Computer says that there has been a serious split in the hacker community.… Continue reading Hacker groups split up: some of them support Russia, others Ukraine

Anonymous hackers declared war on the Russian government

A Twitter account associated with the Anonymous hacktivist movement reported that hackers are declaring war on the Russian government over Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Shortly thereafter, the group claimed responsibility for taking down a number of government websites, the RT website, and the Russian Ministry of Defense. It should be noted that yesterday there were… Continue reading Anonymous hackers declared war on the Russian government