Targeting of Ukrainian web servers
Date of report
  • February 2021
  • Russian government
Russian threat actors targeted vulnerable web servers of multiple Ukrainian security and defense organizations with a virus that added them to a botnet used to carry out distributed denial of service attacks.
Suspected victims
  • Security Service of Ukraine and other government websites
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Denial of service
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response