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Ukrainian utility hit by cyberattack

Russian hackers have allegedly carried out a cyberattack against the largest privately owned utility in Ukraine, DTEK Group. The perpetrators’ goal was to destabilize, the company reports.

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A few days ago, Ukrainian utility DTEK Group was hit by a cyberattack, which sought to destabilize processes, spread propaganda and leave Ukrainian consumers without power, reports CNN.

A Russian-speaking hacker group known as XakNet has since claimed to have accessed DTEK’s network this week, posting screenshots of alleged DTEK data as proof on instant messaging platform Telegram, according to CNN.

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