News and Updates on Information Technology

Anonymous hacked another Russian company and leaked data via DDoSecrets

Exploit: Nation-State Hacking (Hacktivism)


Petersburg Social Commercial Bank: Financial Institution

cybersecurity news represented by agauge showing severe risk

Risk to Business: 1.976 = Severe

Anonymous has not let up on hacking aimed at Russian targets. This week, the group published accounts of several more successful operations by its affiliates, including an operation against Petersburg Social Commercial bank, a major Russian bank. The group claimed vis DDoSecrets to have snatched 542 GB of data containing 229,000 emails and 630,000 files from the bank. Anonymous also announced successful forays against Elektrocentromontazh and ALET.

Individual Impact: No information about consumer/employee PII, PHI or financial data exposure was available at press time.

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business Nation-state cybercrime can impact businesses outside the government or military sphere quickly when risk continues to ripple.

Source: security affairs