A group of Georgian hackers – GNG has joined Anonymous – a group of hackers fighting against Russia. They have shut down several pro-Russian websites. GNG has shut down the website of a violent, pro-Russian website – Alt-info.
The founder of Alt-info, Konstantine Morgoshia, in an interview with Radio Tavisupleba, said that they are working to restore the website: “Work is underway. I’m not sure why the website was disconnected – the technicians are working at the moment. I think it will be fixed in a few hours… nothing was shut down.”
GNG has been active on Twitter since February 25, sharing information about the attacks on websites with their subscribers. The hackers also shut down the website of the Russian Ministry of Education, managed to obtain files and passwords of the Russian Security Service, as well as the website of the largest Russian private bank – Alfa Bank and the site of the largest Russian financial institution – Sber. In addition, it is impossible to access the website of VTB Bank, Georgian hackers have restricted access to the official website of the Chechen government. The website of one of the most famous government media outlets – Russia Today, has also been made inaccessible.
GNG calls on Twitter subscribers to help in the fight against Russia and offers a joint attack on various pro-Russian websites.