Sandworm hacking group linked to new ransomware deployed in Ukraine

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The deployment of RansomBoggs is similar to previous attacks attributed to Sandworm, which was linked to the NotPetya cyberattack in 2017 that disrupted Ukrainian government organizations, banks, media, and electricity suppliers. Sandworm has been active in Ukraine since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion in February and has been linked to other destructive attacks, including a cyberattack on a Ukrainian energy provider in April using a new variant of the Industroyer malware. Sandworm hacking group linked to new ransomware deployed in UkraineThe notorious state-backed Russian hacking group known as Sandworm may be behind a new wave of ransomware attacks in Ukraine, according to new research from cybersecurity company ESET.

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