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RUSSIAN CYBERATTACKS ON UKRAINE – PROTECTING YOUR ORGANIZATION AND REDUCING CYBER RISKS

Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine has been accompanied by the deployment of malware and other cyberattacks targeting Ukrainian organizations, explain the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in a recent Cybersecurity Advisory. Groups targeted include the Ukrainian parliament, the Ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs, and two of the country’s largest banks, all of which have been taken offline in recent weeks presumably through Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Those strikes are likely to continue, write CISA and the FBI. Read more…