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Russian hackers have attacked the websites of several Italian agencies

Exploit: Nation-State

Senato della Repubblica (Senate of the Republic) – Governing Body

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Risk to Business: 2.096 = Severe

Pro-Russian hacking group Killnet has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack that briefly interrupted business in Italy’s Senate. The group also targeted the National Health Institute (ISS) and the Automobile Club d’Italia. A tweet by the Speaker of the Senate disclosed that there was no significant damage in the Senate attack.

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 Unexpected nation-state danger is always just around the corner for government agencies, legislative bodies and government-related entities.

Source: Reuters