Ukraine claims responsibility for 660 hacker attacks against companies in Russia and Belarus

Ukraine admits to orchestrating over 660 cyberattacks on Russian and Belarusian companies. Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Fedorov acknowledged organizing these attacks through a self-proclaimed cyber army of 300,000 volunteers, with tasks communicated via Telegram.

Ukraine’s deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine Mikhail Fedorov claimed responsibility for organising more than 660 cyberattacks and DoS attacks against Russian and Belarus organisations, banks, and institutions.

In an interview with the Spanish newspaper El País, Fedorov said that he organised ‘the world’s first cyber army.’ He claimed that ‘at the moment, we have about 300,000 specialists,’ adding that ‘participation is voluntary, and we organize it through the [messenger] Telegram, where we post daily tasks.’