Russian Ministry Website Hacked to Display “Glory To Ukraine” Message

The targeted website which belongs to the Russian Ministry of Construction, Housing, and Utilities, was also asked to pay a 0.5 BTC ransom to avoid the leak of stolen user data.

Russian Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities’ website (minstroyrf.gov.ru) was hacked over the weekend. When searched on the internet, the site’s address led to a sign in the Ukrainian language that read- “Glory to Ukraine.”

The hackers also demanded ransom to prevent the leaking of personal data of the site users. According to RIA, a Russian state news outlet, a ministry representative confirmed that the site was offline, but user data wasn’t compromised. 

The Russian language message when translated to English via Google Translate states that: “Hacked by the DumpForums team. The entire database has been exported and will probably appear on our forum soon. Site administrators have until 06/07/2022 0:00 am to transfer exactly 0.5 BTC to this wallet: . Otherwise, all personal data of users of the Ministry of Construction of the Russian Federation, and possibly not only 😉 will be made available to the public. (Credit: Hackread.com)

However, as seen by Hackread.com on Telegram, the group behind the hack going by the online handle of DumpForums

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