ESET Research Podcast: Ukraine’s past and present cyberwar

Press play to hear Aryeh Goretsky, Jean-Ian Boutin and Robert Lipovsky discuss how recent malware attacks in Ukraine tie into years of cyberattacks against the country. Long before the first Russian soldier set foot on Ukrainian soil, the country had been a target of sophisticated digital operations spying on its officials, and sabotaging its critical … More ESET Research Podcast: Ukraine’s past and present cyberwar

#ShieldsUp – Now is the time to double‑check cybersecurity processes and operations

As the conflict in Ukraine heightens the risk of cyberattacks globally, what can organizations do to improve their resiliency? Due to the current attack by Russian forces on Ukraine, do you expect there to be more cyberattacks? This is the most common question I am being asked post Russia unleashing its offensive in Ukraine. The … More #ShieldsUp – Now is the time to double‑check cybersecurity processes and operations

ESET Research: Ukraine hit by destructive attacks before and during the Russian invasion with HermeticWiper and IsaacWiper

A second wiping attack via IsaacWiper started shortly after the Russian military invasion and hit a Ukrainian governmental network. On February 23, a destructive campaign using HermeticWiper (along with HermeticWizard and HermeticRansom) targeted multiple Ukrainian organizations. This cyberattack preceded the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine by a few hours. · HermeticWiper wipes itself … More ESET Research: Ukraine hit by destructive attacks before and during the Russian invasion with HermeticWiper and IsaacWiper

HermeticWiper: New data‑wiping malware hits Ukraine

Hundreds of computers in Ukraine compromised just hours after a wave of DDoS attacks brings down a number of Ukrainian websites A number of organizations in Ukraine have been hit by a cyberattack that involved new data-wiping malware dubbed HermeticWiper and impacted hundreds of computers on their networks, ESET Research has found. The attack came just … More HermeticWiper: New data‑wiping malware hits Ukraine