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CERT-UA warns of multiple Somnia ransomware attacks against organizations in Ukraine

November 14, 2022


The Government Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine CERT-UA is investigating multiple attacks against organizations in Ukraine that involved a new piece of ransomware called Somnia.

Government experts attribute the attacks to the group ‘From Russia with Love’ (FRwL) (aka Z-Team, UAC-0118), which is believed to be a group of Pro-Russia hacktivists.

“FRwL (aka Z-Team), whose activity is monitored by CERT-UA under the identifier UAC-0118, took responsibility for the unauthorized intervention in the operation of automated systems and electronic computing machines of the target of the attack.” reads the advisory published by CERT-UA.

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