British reported hacker attacks on Azerbaijani officials

The British information security company Cyjax has discovered a large-scale cyberatic against employees of Azerbaijan State Structures, Russia, and other neighboring states. This is stated in the company’s report.

among Russian structures underwent phishing attack, the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), postal service Mail.Ru and unnamed officials were found. Employees of state bodies from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Turkey, Turkmenistan and other countries were also injured.

Malefactors create sites that imitate the entrance to email and receive logins and passwords from accounts. In the future, they can attack the departments or sell access on the shadow market.

Cyjax specialists stated that such sites began to appear in the spring of 2020, now there are about 50 pieces. At this time, 15 of them are active, they imitate portals “to enter e-mail for employees of ministries of foreign affairs, finance or energy of various countries.”