Cybersecurity

Pro-Russian Hackers Mug Key Ukrainian Bank

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Hacktivist group Kiberberkut, sometimes called Cyber Berkut, accessed and published customer data from a major Ukrainian commercial bank co-owned by the head of the pro-government Dnipropetrovsk region.

The attackers announced July 4 the breach of PrivatBank’s systems on Vkontakte, Russia’s rendition of Facebook.

“The group explained in a statement that they had analyzed the tactics of another hacking group, Green Dragon, who crippled PrivatBank's website on [June 30] with a distributed denial-of-service attack,” Moscow Times reports.

Read the rest at ThreatWatchNextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches.

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