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The Hactivist Group, known as Cyber ​​Partisans, is taking advantage of network and database disruptions.

Exploit: Hacking

Belarusian Railways: Rail Transportation Authority

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Risk to Business: 1.806 = Severe

As tensions mount in Eastern Europe, the hacktivist group “ Cyber Partisans” announced on Twitter that they had disrupted networks and databases related to the national rail system in Belarus on January 31, 2022. The group demanded the release of political prisoners and a guarantee preventing the use of railway transportation infrastructure to support Russian troop movements. The railroad’s website appears to confirm that online resources and systems related to issuing electronic tickets are not operational. No further details of the incident were available at press time.

Individual Impact: No specifics about consumer/employee PII or financial data loss were available at press time.

Customers Impacted:

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business International tensions are rising, creating more opportunities for activism and nation-state cybercrime.

Source: The Record