Anonymous Declares Cyber War Against Pro-Russia Hacker Group Killnet

The Pro-Russia Hacker Group Killnet recently targeted European institutions, while Anonymous hackers are already claiming to have leaked the group’s personal information in a database dump.

The Anonymous hacktivists collective announced declaring cyberwar against pro-Russia hackers Killnet. The hacktivist group posted about this recent development on their Twitter handle, @YourAnonOne. The tweet read:

“The #Anonymous collective is officially in cyberwar against the pro-Russian hacker group #Killnet.”

Shortly after posting the tweet, Anonymous revealed that the official website of Killnet (Killnet.ru) was taken offline. Anonymous later posted that Killnet’s user database has also been leaked online.

“Pro Russian hackers group KillNet user database is leaked online by #Anonymous. LOL,” wrote @AnonOpsSE.

As seen by Hackread.com, the leaked database contains 146 email address and their plain-text passwords.

Tweets from Anonymous and alleged database leak (Image: Hackread.com) Why Anonymous Furious at Killnet?

This act could be in response to the warning issued by cybersecurity agencies in the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia, citing that pro-Russian hackers may soon target organizations outside of Ukrainian borders.

It is worth noting that the FVEY (Five Eyes Alliance) published a threat assessment report yesterday. The organization revealed that numerous Russian government-sponsored and other

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