ESET Research webinar: How APT groups have turned Ukraine into a cyber‑battlefield

Cyber Security

Ukraine has been under cyber-fire for years now – here’s what you should know about various disruptive cyberattacks that have hit the country since 2014

On February 24th, Russia invaded Ukraine. Just a few hours earlier, ESET discovered a destructive piece of malware that wrought havoc on the computer networks of a number of important Ukrainian organizations. The data-wiping malware came to be called HermeticWiper.

In short order, another destructive attack began, targeting Ukrainian governmental networks and leveraging a wiper ESET Research named IsaacWiper.

Ukraine has been a magnet for disruptive cyberattacks for years, and these new campaigns were only the latest in a long string of sophisticated campaigns that have hit the country since 2014.

In this webinar, ESET’s Principal Threat Intelligence researcher Robert Lipovsky provides an overview of:

  • some of the most impactful cyberattacks against Ukraine over the past eight years
  • the damage these attacks caused
  • the most notorious APT groups that have targeted the country
  • the malware and techniques used in the attacks
  • implications for the future

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