Belarusian hacktivist group releases purported Belarusian wiretapped audio of Russian embassy

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Jun 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP

A Belarusian hacktivist group on Tuesday released what it says is wiretapped audio of foreign embassies, consulates and other calls in Belarus gathered surreptitiously by the Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Announced in the Belarusian Cyber Partisans’ Telegram channel late morning U.S. time Tuesday, the first release is a four-and-a-half minute long video posted to YouTube containing what the group says is audio of recordings captured from the Russian embassy and the Russian consulate sometime between 2020 and 2021.

The group said it is not publishing conversations in full and hiding some data about call participants “out of respect for the personal conversations of people who are not connected with the dictatorship in Belarus,” according to a Google translation of the message.

An email sent to the Russian foreign ministry with a request for comment was not returned. The Belarus embassy in the U.S. did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

“The ‘brotherly’ state turns out to be not so brotherly after all.”

Belarusian Cyber Partisans describing apparent belarusian wiretapping of Russian embassy

The group tweeted Tuesday that there “are still a lot of recordings of

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