Targeting of Ukrainian power grid
Date of report
  • November 2023
In October 2022, Sandworm deployed a new variant of CaddyWiper on the industrial control systems of a Ukrainian power plant. The attack caused power outages across Ukraine and occurred on the same day as missile strikes on power infrastructure.
Suspected victims
  • The systems of a Ukrainian power plant
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Data destruction
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response