Key Facts and Insights from "Sandworm"
- Sandworm is a hacking group believed to be affiliated with the Russian government, specifically the military intelligence agency known as the GRU.
- The group has been attributed with some of the most devastating cyberattacks in history, including the 2015 and 2016 power grid attacks in Ukraine, the NotPetya malware attack in 2017, and attacks on the 2018 Winter Olympics.
- NotPetya was the costliest cyber attack in history, causing over $10 billion in damages worldwide, even affecting major companies like Maersk and FedEx.
- The group uses spear-phishing and watering hole attacks to infiltrate their...