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Hacktivist group claims attack on Belarusian Railway in protest of Russia activity in Belarus

On Monday 24th of January 2022, the hacktivist group Belarusian Cyber-Partisans claimed to have encrypted the servers belonging to the Belarusian Railway, Belarus’s national state-owned railway company in protest of Russia using Belarusian Railway’s rail transport network to move military units and equipment into the country.

“We encrypted some of BR’s servers, databases and workstations to disrupt its operations. Automation and security systems were NOT affected to avoid emergency situations.” –  Belarusian Cyber-Partisans.

They have stated they will return the system back to normal under specific conditions, those conditions are that 50 political prisoners in need of medical assistance are released and that the Russian troops are removed from Belarus. At this current time. Belarusian Railway has not issued an official statement, but the company published an ‘Attention passengers!’ alert on its website warning of ongoing problems with issuing electronic travel documents.

“For technical reasons, reference web-resources of the Belarusian Railways and services for issuing electronic travel documents are temporarily unavailable. To arrange travel and return electronic travel documents, please contact the ticket office.” – Belarusian Railway.

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