The cyber attack of 11 May on several Italian sites, including that of the Senate and of the Defense, was claimed by the Russian wire collective Killnet, one of the most active Russian hacker groups. Killnet, since the war in Ukraine began, has claimed responsibility for – among others – attacks on Romanian, Polish and some American corporate sites.
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Killnet, as he writes Republicbecame quite famous after April 3, 2022, since another group of hackers, Bluehornet / Atw, leaked some personal data of what could be some of the group leader: the leaders are probably between 20 and 21 years old. One of these would be resident in Belgorod / Oblast, Russia. And to him, according to what Bluehornet has revealed, a cryptocurrency wallet would also be linked
And the threat is ongoing. The pro-Russian hackers on their Telegram channel yesterday announced that they had hit Italy and Spain and that “Maybe this will be the end for you.” Also from Telegram, Killnet then invited the over 57 thousand subscribers to its channel to distort the results of the Eurovision Song Contest final
Furthermore Killnet, again through Telegram, did propaganda to the exploits of the Zarya battalionanother associated hacker group, which allegedly hacked into the portal dedicated to Ukrainian pensioners and a list of over 62 thousand names, complete with email address and password, of users of the Kiev pension was published online
Meanwhile, the giants of the web are on the move. “We have expanded our support for Project Shield to protect the sites of over 200 Ukrainian government agencies and news outlets,” he said. Google at the San Francisco Developer Conference