Ukrainian hackers reportedly targeted the Russian payment system ‘Mir’
Russian media report that Ukrainian hackers launched a large-scale DDoS attack on the ‘Mir payment system’ and its operator, the National Payment Card System (NSPK).
The cyberattack was confirmed to Kommersant by specialists in the Russian cybersecurity market. As explained, the attackers generated traffic to systems using browsers or primitive DDoS tools to cause interruptions in payments and terminals.
It is also reported that, since the beginning of the military operation in Ukraine, the entire Russian IT infrastructure has been subjected to massive hacker attacks. Still, there has been no information about vulnerabilities in the Mir system.