Pro-Ukrainian Hacktivist Groups Claim Disabling over 1000 Network Routers in Russia

June 23, 2023


The pro-Ukraine hacktivist group TeamOneFist and RoughSec conducted the operation "Turn Ruzzia Off" and claim it demolished or disabled some 1,260 network routers in 48 hours.

The operations combined 3 missions to attack Rostelecom and Beeline ISPs with the objective of creating Internet and VoIP phone outages across all of Russia in government buildings, military facilities and Oligarch homes. The goal of the attack was to cripple Russian war logistics and slow down the Russian process of reinforcing their army in Ukraine.

Incident Date

January 15, 2023



Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.

Type of Malware

No Malware identified