Russian hackers use a blast from the Windows past to launch cyberattacks


Russian state-sponsored hackers have wiped information from units belonging to Ukrainian state networks because of poorly protected VPNs, and malware (opens in new tab) that abuses fashionable archiving program WinRAR.

The Ukrainian Authorities Laptop Emergency Response Staff (CERT-UA) just lately claimed a Russian risk actor, considered from the Sandworm group, managed to compromise Ukrainian state networks by utilizing compromised VPN accounts that didn’t have multi-factor authentication (MFA) arrange.