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FlyingYeti phishing crew grounded after abominable Ukraine attacks

May 31, 2024

Cloudflare’s threat intel team claims to have thwarted a month-long phishing and espionage attack targeting Ukraine which it has attributed to Russia-aligned gang FlyingYeti.

While this crew typically targets the Ukrainian military, this phishing expedition went after financially strapped citizens who had benefited from a government moratorium on evictions and utility disconnections for unpaid debt, which ended in January. It’s tough to tell how many victims the criminals intended to phish, according to Blake Darché, head of Cloudforce One, Cloudflare’s security crew.

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