PARASKOVIIVKA, UKRAINE – DECEMBER 17: An electric substation of salt mine on December 17, 2022 in Paraskoviivka, Ukraine. Now local residents remain in the village and the military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. There is no electricity, the village is under constant shelling. Communication works only on the pedestrian bridge via the railway. The salt mines of the state enterprise “Artemsil” stopped working due to hostilities at the end of May. (Photo by Vitalii Pavlenko/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Russian hackers disrupted Ukrainian electrical grid last year

The notorious Russian hacking group known as Sandworm took down a substation that caused a brief outage, according to a new Mandiant report.
An operator of the volunteer organization ‘Postup’ controls the flight of an UAV carrying a metal detector to search for mines near the town of Derhachi, Kharkiv region, on October 1, 2023. (SERGEY BOBOK / AFP)

Russian hackers offered phony drone training to exploit WinRAR vulnerability

Despite an August patch, Russian and Chinese state-backed hackers are using a vulnerability in the popular software to carry out espionage.
A mural near the Giraffe shopping mall depicting two girls drawing a lightning bolt in the colors of the Ukrainian flag on September 25, 2023 in Bucha, Ukraine. (Photo by Andrii Nesterenko/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Russian hacking operations target Ukrainian law enforcement

Ukrainian officials say Russian hackers targeted counter-intelligence and law enforcement data during the first half of this year.
People walk among the damage to an industrial area in Kyiv following a morning missile strike that left one person dead and two wounded on Jan. 26 in Kyiv. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Russia’s Sandworm hackers blamed in fresh Ukraine malware attack

Researches believe the destructive malware is the work of Sandworm, a Russian military unit suspected in a series of Ukrainian cyberattacks.
Bystanders look at Russian military equipment that was destroyed in fights with the Ukrainian army, displayed as part of an outdoor exhibition on central square of Lviv, on Aug. 11. (Photo by YURIY DYACHYSHYN/AFP via Getty Images)

Russia’s digital attacks are haphazard, chaotic, says top Ukrainian cyber official

Moscow's approach to incorporating cyberattacks into its ongoing assault reflects an "absence of strategy," said Victor Zhora.