Ukrainian hackers left Leningrad region without electricity [video]

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Ukrainian hackers attacked the St. Petersburg power grid company and left the Leningrad region without electricity, the IT Army of Ukraine said in a statement.

“On October 12, we successfully attacked the power grids of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region of the joint-stock company LOESK. Simply put, the russian CHPP [Combined Heat-and-Power Plant – UT],” the hackers said.

According to them, Ukrainian specialists were able to get inside the network infrastructure, gain access to operators’ workplaces and “play with the switches”.

They also gained access to the information stored in the network.

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