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Eurovision 2022 was targeted by Russian hackers

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Pro-Russian cybercriminals attempted to attack a number of targets during the recent Eurovision Song Contest 2022, including the show itself, organizers have confirmed. Italian police said its cybersecurity department blocked several attacks against national network infrastructure. The attacks came from the notorious "Killnet" hacker group and its affiliate "Legion," police said.
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Italy stopped attacks by Russian hackers during Eurovision

During voting and the performances, the police cybersecurity department blocked several cyber attacks (Picture: EPA/Getty)Italian police foiled plans by Russian hacker groups attempting to attack the semi-finals and final of the Eurovision Song Contest.During voting and the performances in Turin, the country’s police cybersecurity department blocked several cyber attacks by the Killnet group and its affiliate called Legion, police confirmed yest…

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Eurovision 2022 was targeted by Russian hackers

Pro-Russian cybercriminals attempted to attack a number of targets during the recent Eurovision Song Contest 2022, including the show itself, organizers have confirmed.Italian police said its cybersecurity department blocked a number of attacks against national network infrastructure during both Saturday's Eurovision grand final and two earlier semi-finals.Won by Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra in what was widely seen as a declaration of anti-war sen…

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Russian hackers suspected of attacking Eurovision 2022

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[Ticker] Pro-Russian hackers targeted Eurovision

Pro-Russian hacker groups tried to attack the Eurovision song contest final on Saturday in Turin, in which Ukraine won, Italian police have said. The groups, dubbed Killnet and Legion, had also attacked the Eurovision semi-final and Italian institutions, ...

3 months ago·Brussel, Belgium
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Eurovision Hack: Russian cyber-attack thwarted

An attempted hack against the Eurovision Song Contest by Russian cyber-attackers was stopped by Italian police.

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