The Ukrainian Government Computer Emergency Response Team CERT-UA reported the distribution of dangerous emails with the subject “Joint Official report on the humanitarian situation. Ukraine“. “The letters come from compromised e-mail addresses of government agencies and contain attachments titled ‘Humanitarian catastrophe of Ukraine since February 24, 2022’ in the form of an XLS document,” the press service of the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine reported on Monday. “The document contains a macro, the activation of which will trigger the file ‘baseupd.exe’, its execution will lead to the defeat of the computer by the Cobalt Strike Beacon malware,” experts warned.
While most of the world has shown firm support for Ukraine following Russia’s unprovoked invasion of the country, a few countries have voiced political support for the Kremlin, which was reported to have been seeking missiles from both China and North Korea. China was reported to have refused to provide aid, and it is unknown whether North Korea has given Russia any military support
Russian forces have made an unsuccessful attempt to conduct an assault operation in order to improve their tactical positions in the areas around Mazanivka, Ivanivka and Dolyna on the Sloviansk front. The Ukrainian Armed Forces repelled the assault and drove the Russians back