The 19th of July, Cyber News


New Attacks by IT ARMY of Ukraine

In order to reduce the supply of civilian drones for the orks, the IT army proposes to attack specialized online stores. [1]

The Ministry of Digital Affairs of the russian federation Is Going to Legalize White Hackers

The Ministry of Digital Technologies is thinking about introducing a Bug Bounty scheme in russia and legalizing payments to white hackers for finding vulnerabilities in systems. This was reported by Vedomosti with reference to an anonymous source within the cyber security company.

The Ministry wants to legitimize the market so that law enforcement officers cannot prosecute white hackers for illegal access to computer information (Article 272). [2]


More «Leakage» on DDoSecrets

Hackers Anonymous have leaked more than 600,000 compromised emails (513 GB) from the Jhonlin Group, an Indonesian mining and palm oil plantation conglomerate. [3]

5,000 emails (2.7 GB) were leaked from a government server in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, with material dating back to February 5, 2021. Sources Hollidaysburg, Community, Watchdog. [4]

Unknown posted four video surveillance catalogs, containing an overview of covert surveillance technologies, created in 2020 and 2021 by three companies whose customers are law enforcement agencies. [5]

Is Planning Cyber Attacks on NATO and the European Union  — Canadian Intelligence

russia is looking for ways to carry out cyber attacks on targets in the member states of the European Union and NATO. This is stated in the declassified report of the Center for Communications Security  — the Canadian special service responsible for external radio-electronic intelligence, the text of which was read by the correspondent of Ukrinform. «According to our estimates, russia is almost certainly developing cyber capabilities for use against targets in the EU and NATO, including the US and Canada,» the document says. It is noted that critical infrastructure in these countries may become russia’s targets. In addition, russia «increased cyber espionage directed against NATO member states in response to the Alliance’s support for Ukraine». «According to our estimates, the scale and seriousness of cyber operations related to the russian invasion of Ukraine were almost certainly larger and more frequent than known from open sources,” the intelligence service emphasized». [6]

Albania Goes Offline after Cyber Attacks

The Albanian National Agency for Information Society (AKSHI, NAIS) was forced to close state online services and government websites after a prolonged cyber attack. «To counter these unprecedented and dangerous attacks, we were forced to shut down government systems until the enemy attacks were neutralized,» the agency said in a statement. «The national agency is on full alert and is working 24/7 with the Microsoft team, the Jones Group International team and groups of Albanian ICT companies to prevent damage or compromise of the Albanian IT system,» AKSHI added. The websites of the parliament and the prime minister’s office were shut down, as was e-Albania, the government portal that all Albanians, as well as foreign residents and investors, must use to access government services. [7]

A Hacker Claims to Have Pwned the russian Institute for Terrestrial Magnetism

On Monday, the Anonymous collective Abatu on Twitter claims to have pwned the russian Institute for Terrestrial Magnetism. He also shares the download link of the 5k data files (3GB). On Saturday, Abatu also claimed to have pwned the russian Maritime Register of Shipping on Twitter. The hacker also shared the download link of their software, user manuals, and more. [8]

Hacktivist Of Garuda hacked Indian TV website

Hacktivists reported about the deface on their Twitter channel [9]:

The 19th of July, Cyber News