Ukraine Claims Russia Behind Cyberattack in 'Hybrid War'

1/16/2022 8:15:00 PM

Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at Ukrainian government agencies had been infected with destructive malware

Ukraine said Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing “hybrid war” against its neighbor

Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at Ukrainian government agencies had been infected with destructive malware

Geert Vanden Wijngaert,—APYURAS KARMANAU / APJanuary 16, 2022 12:02 PM ESTKYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine said Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing “hybrid war” against its neighbor.

The statement from the Ministry of Digital Development came a day after Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies had been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware. That disclosure suggested the attention-grabbing defacement attack on official websites last week was a diversion.

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US Official Warns Russia Prepping Pretext for Ukraine InvasionU.S. intelligence officials have determined Russia has already dispatched operatives trained in urban warfare who could use explosives to carry out acts of sabotage against its own proxy forces and then blame the acts on Ukraine to justify an invasion.

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Russia 'may stage fake attacks on own troops' as war in Ukraine 'just days away'US officials have claimed Russia could soon stage a 'false-flag operation' in eastern Ukraine as a way of Vladimir Putin justifying an invasion of the country's western neighbour

Russia seeking ‘excuse’ to invade Ukraine as top official blames Moscow for cyber attackRUSSIA is seeking 'any excuse' to invade Ukraine, a top US official has said as Moscow stands accused of planning the massive cyberattack which hit Ukrainian government websites on Friday. In your dreams...Putin doesn’t need to manufacture anything as long as Ukraine/US/NATO does it for him...

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15, 2021. Geert Vanden Wijngaert,—AP YURAS KARMANAU / AP January 16, 2022 12:02 PM EST KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine said Sunday that Russia was behind a cyberattack that defaced its government websites and alleged that Russia is engaged in an increasing “hybrid war” against its neighbor.S. The statement from the Ministry of Digital Development came a day after Microsoft said dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies had been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware. Now they did grab Crimea, obviously, which was a tragedy for Ukraine and international stability. That disclosure suggested the attention-grabbing defacement attack on official websites last week was a diversion. The U. “All evidence indicates that Russia is behind the cyberattack. But Mr Sullivan said Russia is laying the groundwork to invade under false pretences should Putin decide to go that route.

Moscow continues to wage a hybrid war and is actively building up its forces in the information and cyberspaces,” the ministry statement said. intelligence findings, which were declassified and shared with U. Image: Russian soldiers have been taking part in military drills as Western fears grow of an invasion of Ukraine Russia dismisses concerns Russia insists their presence is all part of an exercise. The attack comes as the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine looms and diplomatic talks to resolve the tense standoff appear stalled. Microsoft said in a short blog post Saturday that it first detected the malware on Thursday. allies before being made public, estimate that a military invasion could begin between mid-January and mid-February. That would coincide with the attack that simultaneously took some 70 Ukrainian government websites temporarily offline. Among the demands from the Kremlin are the withdrawal of NATO forces from new NATO member states and a commitment that Ukraine will never join NATO. Microsoft said in a different, technical post that the affected systems “span multiple government, non-profit, and information technology organizations. Separately, Ukrainian media on Friday reported that authorities believed Russian special services were planning a possible false flag incident to provoke additional conflict. The United States warned the threat of a Russian military invasion was high as Moscow vowed dialogue was hitting a dead end.

” It said it did not know how many more organizations in Ukraine or elsewhere might be affected but said it expected to learn of more infections. A top private sector cybersecurity executive in Kyiv, Oleh Derevianko, told The Associated Press that the intruders penetrated the government networks through a shared software supplier in a supply-chain attack like the 2020 SolarWinds Russian cyberespionage campaign that targeted the U.S. Image: Members of the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service attend a training session near the border with Belarus and Poland, in November 2021 "NATO is a defensive military alliance designed to defend the interest and the territory of its members.S. government.S. In 2017, Russia targeted Ukraine with one of the most damaging cyberattacks on record with the NotPetya virus, causing more than $10 billion in damage globally. NATO has no gripes with Russia unless Russia is coming for us. "We are in touch with the Ukrainians and have offered our support as Ukraine investigates the impact and nature and recovers from the incidents.

That virus, also disguised as ransomware, was a so-called “wiper” that erased entire networks. White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan on Thursday said the U. In Friday’s mass web defacement, a message left by the attackers claimed they had destroyed data and placed it online, which Ukrainian authorities said had not happened. The message told Ukrainians to “be afraid and expect the worst. intelligence community has not made an assessment that the Russians, who have massed some 100,000 troops on Ukraine's border, have definitively decided to take a military course of action. "So Russia has created and gotten exactly the result that it says it doesn't want because of its own aggressive actions, so it needs to think about that before it moves this time.” —- Frank Bajak in Boston contributed to this story. More Must-Read Stories From TIME These . He said the Russians have been planning “sabotage activities and information operations” that accuse Ukraine of prepping for its own imminent attack against Russian forces in eastern Ukraine. The frontline which runs through contested Ukrainian territory of Luhansk and Donestk is threatened by pro-Russian separatists bolstered by regular and special forces from Russia.