Belarusian Cyber-Partisans Breach KGB, Expose Thousands of Agents

April 29, 2024
Belarusian Cyber-Partisans Breach KGB, Expose Thousands of Agents
  • The Belarusian hacker activist group, Cyber-Partisans, has penetrated the KGB's network, accessing over 8,600 personnel files.

  • Despite no official comment, the KGB's website status suggests a potential disruption.

  • Cyber-Partisans' actions are a direct response to the KGB's role in political repression and alleged plots against infrastructure.

  • The group also claims to have compromised systems at Belarus's largest fertilizer plant, indicating a broader cyber campaign.

  • Their ongoing cyber-attacks aim to undermine President Lukashenko's regime and reveal the extent of political repression in Belarus.

  • Belarus has been experiencing significant civil unrest and reports of severe governmental crackdowns since the controversial 2020 elections.

  • Human rights organization Viasna states there are nearly 1,400 political prisoners in the country.

  • The Cyber-Partisans have a history of impactful cyber-attacks, including disruptions to state media and railway operations.

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