In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a number of hacktivists have targeted Russia, hoping to be of help to Ukraine. It is not clear to what extent they have helped Ukraine by hitting the targets they have hit and leaking data, but here are two recent campaigns.
Hacker Group Anonymous Leaks 35,000 Files Of Stolen Russian Central Bank Documents
Jet Encila reports:
According to various news sources, the international hacker collective Anonymous claims to have hacked Russia’s Central Bank and is threatening to leak 35,000 files including “secret agreements” within the next 48 hours.
A group associated with the international hacktivist collective, known on Twitter as @Thblckrbbtworld (The Black Rabbit World), has claimed the leak of 28GB of CBR data.
Read more at Bitcoinist.
Anonymous Hacks 2 Russian Industrial Firms, Leak 112GB of Data for Ukraine
MashOil is a Moscow based company known for designing, manufacturing, and maintaining equipment used in the drilling, mining, and fracking industries. According to the company’s website, “MashOil LLC is the official representative of the FID Group in the Russian Federation.”
FID Group on the other hand is a group of Belarusian and Russian enterprises specializing in manufacturing equipment for the oil and gas industry in both countries. However, Anonymous has claimed responsibility for targeting the company and stealing a whopping 110 GB worth of its data.
Read more at HackRead.
See also this report for a possible cyberattack, although it is not known to this site who claimed responsibility for it.