The military parade for the Victory Day organized by the Russian government was sabotaged by a series cyber attacks This time, the activists hit the smart TVs of the Russian population and spread messages of solidarity to Ukraine.
“Your hands are smeared with the blood of thousands of Ukrainians and hundreds of killed children,” reads one of the messages sent to hackers. Smart TV “Your TVs and your government are lying to you. Enough war!”
The messages appeared instead of the normal description of the broadcast program. The hackers have changed the descriptions of some of the main Russian TV channels, including: Russia-1, Channel 1, and NTV-Plus
This morning the online program page for Russian TV was hacked
The name of each program was changed to “On your hands is the blood of thousands of Ukrainians and their hundreds of murdered children. TV and the authorities lie. No to war.” pic.twitter.com/P2uCNz8cqa
— Francis Scarr (@francis_scarr) May 9, 2022
The Victory Day is one of the most important national holidays in Russia and celebrates Stalin’s victory over the Axis powers in 1945. It was a day awaited with great attention by the rest of the world, as in recent days there has been talk of the possibility that Vladimir Putin wanted to use the military parade organized in Moscow to formally declare war on Ukraine, which in fact has not happened.
The cyber attacks have not been formally claimed by any hacker group. The perpetrators of the attack are unknown at this time. Shortly after the attack, one of Anonymous’s Twitter accounts posted a lapidary message: “Good morning Moscow
Source: Lega Nerd