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Five Data Wipers Attack Ukrainian News Agency
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Five Data Wipers Attack Ukrainian News Agency

Multiple harmful pieces of malware that were earlier this month employed in an attack against the nation's news agency have been found by Ukrainian cyber experts (Ukrinform). According to an update from the nation's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA), the attack was announced on the Telegram channel "CyberArmyofRussia Reborn" on January 17. A team at CERT-UA was instructed by Ukrinform to look at five scripts, and upon doing so, found that their functionality "is targeted at breaching the integrity and availability of information" (writing files/disks with zero bytes/arbitrary data and then deleting them). As far back as December 7th, 2022, the threat actors are thought to have obtained unauthorized remote access to the Ukrinform network read the complete article Five Dat...