In 2021, hackers hacked the UN computer networks and received an array of data that can be used as a compromise against employees of the organization. It is reported by Bloomberg with reference to RESECURITY.
For cyberatics, attackers used the username and password of the UN employee, probably purchased in Darknet. Thus, they received information that can be used “against international institutions.”
According to Bloomberg, access to UN networks has been at Hackers for April 5.
“Such organizations like the UN are a valuable target for cybershpionage … Their goal was to collect a compromising on as many users as possible in the network to collect intelligence in the long run,” said the Director General of the RESECURITY GIN Yu.
According to Positive Technologies Research, the number of hacker attacks around the world in the second quarter of 2021 increased by 0.3 percent compared with the first three months of the year. The key weapons of hackers researchers called malware (VPO).