Is it a response to "Anonymous" support for Ukraine? The Russian hacking gang "Conti" says it will support its government

Is it a response to "Anonymous" support for Ukraine? The Russian hacking gang "Conti" says it will support its government  The Conti ransomware gang has announced that it will retaliate against the "critical infrastructure" of anyone launching cyber-attacks on Russia, according to a report published by Vice .  The notorious ransomware gang announced on Friday that it supports the Russian government and has promised revenge against anyone who opposes it.  "Conte's team officially declares its full support for the Russian government. If any organization decides to organize a cyber attack or any war activities against Russia, we will use all our possible resources to respond to this entity's critical infrastructure," the gang said in its announcement.  This ad was spotted by several cybersecurity researchers who track ransomware gangs. The hackers posted it on their official website; Where they announce the victims and exchange advertisements.  This is not the first time that the hacking group "Conte" has taken a political position. Last November, the gang apologized to the royal families in several Arab countries for leaking their potentially sensitive data, which the gang found after hacking into the British jewelry store Graff.  According to cybersecurity firm ClearSky, the Konti hacking group is the successor to the Russian hacking group Wizard Spider, which claims to have hit more than 150 victims in 2020 and extorted them for $20 million.  Conte's activity was first discovered in 2019 after the group launched a website; Where she began publishing the data of her victims.  Since then, the gang has struck "governmental organizations, healthcare providers, schools, charities, and foundations from a wide range of sectors" in Europe and North America, according to Emsisoft, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in tracking ransomware.  The announcement comes after the hacking group Anonymous took down several Russian government websites including the state-run Russia Today (RT.com) service, in a situation described as pro-Ukraine in its declared war against it. by Russia.

Is it a response to "Anonymous" support for Ukraine? The Russian hacking gang "Conti" says it will support its government


The Conti ransomware gang has announced that it will retaliate against the "critical infrastructure" of anyone launching cyber-attacks on Russia, according to a report published by Vice .

The notorious ransomware gang announced on Friday that it supports the Russian government and has promised revenge against anyone who opposes it.

"Conte's team officially declares its full support for the Russian government. If any organization decides to organize a cyber attack or any war activities against Russia, we will use all our possible resources to respond to this entity's critical infrastructure," the gang said in its announcement.

This ad was spotted by several cybersecurity researchers who track ransomware gangs. The hackers posted it on their official website; Where they announce the victims and exchange advertisements.

This is not the first time that the hacking group "Conte" has taken a political position. Last November, the gang apologized to the royal families in several Arab countries for leaking their potentially sensitive data, which the gang found after hacking into the British jewelry store Graff.

According to cybersecurity firm ClearSky, the Konti hacking group is the successor to the Russian hacking group Wizard Spider, which claims to have hit more than 150 victims in 2020 and extorted them for $20 million.

Conte's activity was first discovered in 2019 after the group launched a website; Where she began publishing the data of her victims.

Since then, the gang has struck "governmental organizations, healthcare providers, schools, charities, and foundations from a wide range of sectors" in Europe and North America, according to Emsisoft, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in tracking ransomware.

The announcement comes after the hacking group Anonymous took down several Russian government websites including the state-run Russia Today (RT.com) service, in a situation described as pro-Ukraine in its declared war against it. by Russia.
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