Cyberattacks

Cisco helps protect Ukrainian power grids from Russian cyberattacks

American tech giant Cisco has supplied Ukraine’s Ukrenergo with modified switches to help it withstand Russian cyberattacks aimed at destroying energy infrastructure, writes The Register. The equipment must cope with Russian radio interference that affects GPS systems. They are aimed at disrupting missile guidance systems and interfering with visibility for ... Read more

Russian Sandworm hackers disrupted power supply in Ukraine in 2022

Last year’s power outages in Ukraine were caused not only by missile attacks, but also by what appears to be a coordinated cyberattack on one of the energy facilities. This was reported by analysts at Mandiant, a Google company, according to The Register. It refers to the events in Ukraine ... Read more