Targeting of Ukrainian national news agency, Ukrinform
Date of report
  • January 2023
The Russian threat group Sandworm used a new Golang-based data wiper, SwiftSlicer, to violate the integrity and accessibility of information within the network of Ukrainian news agency Ukrinform.
Suspected victims
  • Ukrinform
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Data destruction
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response