The group Conti became very popular between 2021 and 2022 for its ransomware-type attacks. The division caused by the ongoing armed conflict led to pro-Ukrainian individuals leaking private reports about the criminal organization, just after the latter openly expressed its support the opposite of Resistance, it is a threshold that crypto’s price doesn’t fall below. for the Russian side.
The armed conflict that Russia is promoting in Ukrainian territory has undoubtedly generated a certain division among many people and organizations, since while a good part reproaches the actions undertaken by the Soviet nation, there are others who justify the incursion and even support it for geopolitical reasons that go beyond the focal fact.
Operational reports leaked on hacker organization Conti
It was precisely these differences that led to one of the most prolific hacker groups of 2021, better known as the Accounts, recently saw leaks that compromised its anonymity and criminal operations. The published reports detail the size of the organization, information about its leadership, its business operations, as well as the source code the action of coding is to write programming statements for a program. of the ransomware ransomware is a type of malware used by hackers to steal or encrypt their victims’ files to extort them for a ransom in exchange for file decryption or restoration. used to attack individuals and organizations.
The information was published by the news agency CNBC, in which the cyber security the term securities refers to a fungible and tradable financial instrument that carries a type of monetary value. researcher for Cyberint, Shmuel Gijon, noted that the viralized reports were leaked as an act of revenge against Accounts, as the hacker group expressed support for the Russian invasion of Ukrainian territory, and this made them a target for detractors with knowledge of their operations.
Detailing the chronology of events, Gihon said that the leaks took place four days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began. An unknown person opened an anonymous anonymity is when something is not known or named. Twitter account an account is essentially a whose purpose is to track the financial activities of a specific asset/ and began leaking thousands of internal group messages detailing much of the aforementioned information. The striking aspect is that the leaks were accompanied by statements in favor of the Ukrainian side, and culminated on March 30 with a strong message:
“My last words… See you after our victory! Glory to Ukraine!”.
On the magnitude of the leak, Gihon indicated in the interview with the CNBC that the impact that this had on the group Conti was quite large. The sheer volume how much cryptocurrency has been traded over a set period, such as the past 24 hours. of reports revealed has had many investigative agencies conducting research over the past few weeks, poring over all the documentation documentation is a part of token economies that stores all the details of an asset on the blockchain. leaked by the anonymous account.
Tanto Cyberint as well as other agencies agree that Conti operated and organized much like any other technology company, with clear management functions, financial reporting, and even a dedicated human resources section. The organization has a certain hierarchy and establishes that there are leaders managing teams, who must report achievements and progress to the higher echelons that run the organization.
Other details revealed include that Conti has physical headquarters in Russia, so some hypotheses suggest that its members could have links with the authorities of the Soviet nation. Faced with these allegations, Moscow authorities strongly denied that the state is involved in cyberattacks.
In closing, Gihon stressed that although the leak was large and its operations are affected, he does not rule out that Conti The police have been told that they will continue to operate at least partially, and that if no forceful action is taken against the criminal organization in the short a trading technique in which a trader borrows an asset in order to sell it, with the expectation that the price will continue to decline. In the event that the price does decline, the short seller will then buy the asset at this lower price in order to return it to the lender of the asset, making the difference in profit. term, it is very likely that they will recover after what has happened and attack again with much greater force.
Setting sides in this war
What happened to Conti is part of the events promoted by various organizations in different sectors, who have taken a stand and acted accordingly after expressing their support for one of the sides involved in this conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
More visible are the organizations, companies and governments that have sided with the Ukrainian nation, which has led to the suspension of services to Russian residents, as well as financial sanctions against the Soviet government and its leading figures.
It has also happened that hacker organizations have expressed their support for the Ukrainian side. For example, we have the case of Anonymous, which at the beginning of the conflict proposed to Russian military to give their tanks and war vehicles to the Ukrainian forces, this in exchange businesses that allow customers to trade cryptocurrencies for fiat money or other cryptocurrencies. for substantial payments with cryptocurrencies.
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