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Russian energy company Rosneft has reported a hacker attack

Exploit: Nation-State Cyberattack

PJSC Rosneft Oil Company (Rosneft): Oil Company

cybersecurity news represented by a gauge indicating moderate risk

Risk to Business: 2.601 = Severe

The German subsidiary of the Russian energy company Rosneft has disclosed that they’d experienced a cyberattack. The attack snarled operations from last Friday night through the weekend. Reuters reports that German news outlet Die Welt points to “Anonymous” as the source behind the attack as part of its ongoing campaign against Russia in opposition to its invasion of Ukraine.

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 Political upheaval can place organizations within hacktivist sights, creating unforeseen security complications.

Source: Reuters