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Gamaredon Group Launches Cyberattacks Against Ukraine Using Telegram

January 20, 2023

The Russian state-sponsored cyber espionage group known as Gamaredon has continued its digital onslaught against Ukraine, with recent attacks leveraging the popular messaging app Telegram to strike military and law enforcement sectors in the country.

“The Gamaredon group’s network infrastructure relies on multi-stage Telegram accounts for victim profiling and confirmation of geographic location, and then finally leads the victim to the next stage server for the final payload,” the BlackBerry Research and Intelligence Team said in a report shared with The Hacker News. “This kind of technique to infect target systems is new.”

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