Ukraine links data-wiping attack on news agency to Russian hackers

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) has linked a destructive malware attack targeting the country’s national news agency (Ukrinform) to Sandworm Russian military hackers.

“According to preliminary data, provided by CERT-UA specialists, the attack have caused certain destructive effects on the agency’s information infrastructure, but the threat has been swiftly localized nonetheless,” the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection (SSSCIP) of Ukraine said.

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Source: Bleeping Computer