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XakNet  (Back to overview)


XakNet is a self-proclaimed hacktivist group that has targeted Ukraine. They claim to be comprised of Russian patriotic volunteers and have conducted various threat activities, including DDoS attacks, compromises, data leaks, and website defacements. They coordinate their operations with other hacktivist groups and have connections to APT28, a cyber espionage group sponsored by the GRU.


Associated Families

There are currently no families associated with this actor.


References
2023-07-12MandiantDan Black, Gabby Roncone
The GRU's Disruptive Playbook
CaddyWiper INDUSTROYER2 XakNet
2022-09-23MandiantMandiant Intelligence
GRU: Rise of the (Telegram) MinIOns
ArguePatch CaddyWiper XakNet

Credits: MISP Project