In response to the seizure of Ukraine’s Zaporizhia nuclear power plant by Russian invaders, international hacker group Anonymous defaced the website of Russia’s nuclear power operator Rosatom and its affiliates, stealing data company security.
This was reported by Ukrinform with reference to the Anonymous Twitter.
“Anonymous defaces Rosatom website, begins leaking gigabytes of data,” the statement said.
According to Taiwan News, the hackers seized Rosatom’s security data. The websites of Rosatom subsidiaries Rosenergoatom and the All-Russian Institute for Research on the Operation of Nuclear Power Plants were also hacked. For each of these three sites, hackers added new html pages with the letters “fckptn”).
Anonymous also reported that they had access to 1,300 network cameras across Russia and Belarus.
As reported by Ukrinform, yesterday Anonymous hacked into the Russian FSB website and seized the Rosneft database. Previously, Anonymous hacked into all Russian state TV channels, turning on videos about the war in Ukraine and calling on Russians to oppose their government’s ongoing genocide in Ukraine. After “cyber war” was declared against the Kremlin, Anonymous on March 5 had hacked more than 2,500 websites of Russian government agencies, media and others in Russia and Belarus on March 5 in support of Ukraine .
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a massive invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops bombard and destroy key infrastructure and residential areas of Ukrainian towns and villages, using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.
On the night of March 4, Russian troops captured the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant.