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[Seoul=Newsis] An international hacker group Anonymous announced on social media on the 7th that it had hacked Russian state TV and broadcast footage of the war in Ukraine. 2022.03.08. *Resale and DB prohibited
[Seoul=Newsis] Reporter Youngjin Kang = The Russian Ministry of Digital Development and Communications announced on the 17th that unprecedented hacking attacks are continuing on the website of the Russian government and state-run media, the Washington Post reported on the 17th.
The Ministry of Digital Development and Communication said that the hacking attack was at least twice as large as any other attack in the past.
The website of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situation was taken over by hackers on the evening of the 16th and modified. The hackers replaced the phone numbers of each department in the ministry with phone numbers for Russian soldiers who wanted to desert the country, along with the words to come back alive from Ukraine.
The top news on the home page was titled Dont Trust the Russian Media – Its All a Lie and Russias default is imminent, and linked to a page all about the Ukrainian War.
On the websites of more than a dozen Russian law enforcement agencies, content mocking Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russians was posted.
A few days after Russias invasion of Ukraine, the website of the Russian state-run TASS news agency was hacked, urging people to protest against the war.
Russias public service portal Gosusurugi has been down more than 50 times due to service blocking attacks, the Russian Ministry of Communications said on the 26th of last month.
Earlier this month, the websites of the Ministry of Culture, Federal prisons and the Federal Communications Commission were hacked.