US, UK and EU Attribute Attacks on Viasat's KA-SAT Network to Russia
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The US, UK, and European Union have formally confirmed that Russia was behind a massive cyberattack, likely a wiper malware attack, against satellite internet network provider Viasat which took thousands of modems offline at the onset of the war in Ukraine.
In late February, the attack against Viasat’s KA-SAT network took place just as the Russian army pushed into Ukraine and helped facilitate President Vladimir Putin's invasion of the country. "This cyberattack had a significant impact causing indiscriminate communication outages and disruptions across several public authorities, businesses and users in Ukraine, as well as affecting several EU Member States," the Council of the EU said in a statement.
"This unacceptable cyberattack is yet another example of Russia's continued pattern of irresponsible behaviour in cyberspace, which also formed an integral part of …
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