Finnish govt websites knocked down as Ukraine President addresses MPs

Cyberattacks took down Finnish government websites on Friday while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed Finland’s members of parliament (MPs). Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks hit Finland’s ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs’ websites around noon local time. About an hour later, both Read More …

Corrupted open-source software enters the Russian battlefield

It started as an innocent protest. Npm, JavaScript’s package manager maintainer RIAEvangelist, Brandon Nozaki Miller, wrote and published an open-code npm source-code package called peacenotwar. It did little except add a protest message against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But then, Read More …

Israeli government websites down due to suspected cyberattack

This is the largest-ever cyberattack carried out against Israel, a defense establishment source says Several Israeli government websites went down on Monday, prompting suspicions of a cyberattack. The websites of the Prime Minister’s Office, as well as several ministries, were inaccessible. Read More …

Hackers Become the Hacked: Anonymous’ Site Taken Down Following Declaration of ‘Cyberwar’ on Russia

The Anonymous hacker collective began attacking the Russian segment of the internet Friday in connection with the situation in Ukraine, targeting websites of Russian businesses, media, the military and various government agencies. A hacking group called Killnet claims to have Read More …

A free-for-all but no crippling cyberattacks in Ukraine war

Russia has some of the best hackers in the world, but in the early days of the war in Ukraine, its ability to create mayhem through malware hasn’t had much of a noticeable impact. Instead, it’s Ukraine that’s marshalled sympathetic Read More …

Ransomware groups and hacktivist collective are getting involved in the military conflict between Ukraine and Russia

Multiple ransomware groups and members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous announced this week that they are getting involved in the military conflict between Ukraine and Russia. On Thursday, members of Anonymous announced on Twitter that they would be launching attacks Read More …