Ukranian Oil and Gas Company Naftogaz Hit by Cyberattack

April 3, 2024

INCIDENT

State-owned critical infrastructure companies in Ukraine fell victim to cyberattacks on Thursday, with the largest oil and gas company, Naftogaz, being among the targets. The cyber assailants targeted Naftogaz’s data center, leading to the complete inactivity of the company’s website and call centers.

As of the latest update, specialists from Naftogaz are actively working to resolve the incident, promising further comments on the nature of the attack. Naftogaz, a cornerstone of Ukraine’s energy industry employing 100,000 people and supplying gas to over 12 million households, faces a critical situation, and the motive and identity of the attackers remain unclear.

Incident Date

January 25, 2024

Location

Ukraine

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified