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Wargames take out Russian websites

The Ministry of Digital Transformation in Ukraine urges its allies to play an online game designed to block Russian websites.
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Government sites under 'unprecedented' cyberattack - Russian ministry

The event is only the latest installment in a series of attacks against the Russian government's IT infrastructure after the...
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AI startup tracks companies breaking off ties with Russia

It has become hard to keep track of every foreign business leaving Russia, but a young company from Stanford has come up with a solution.
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Russia’s cyber weapons might be as weak as its artillery, says expert

The Ukrainian government has hacked the Beloyarsk Nuclear Power Plant, Space Program, and Kalashnikov Concern in Russia, indicating that its cyber defenses might be as weak as its military convoys.
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Ukraine detains hacker who allegedly aided Russian military

A hacker provided the occupiers with mobile communications in Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine said (SSU).
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Hacker breaches key Russian ministry in blink of an eye

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In mere seconds, a hacker remotely accessed a computer belonging to a regional Ministry of Health in Russia, taking advantage of sloppy cybersecurity practices to expose its entire network.
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Fears of Russian spying prompts Germany to ditch Kaspersky

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Updated with a statement from Kaspersky. Germany's cyber watchdog, BSI, warned against using Kaspersky antivirus amidst Russia's threats against EU...
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New destructive wiper malware deployed in Ukraine

Cybersecurity company ESET warned about the discovery of a 3rd destructive wiper malware deployed in Ukraine.
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Instagram is no longer accessible in Russia

The Kremlin accused Meta of allowing calls for violence against Russians and gave 48 hours to Instagram users in Russia to move all of their content to other platforms.
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89% of global cyberattacks are aimed at Russia or Ukraine

Nearly nine in ten cyberattacks happening worldwide are targeting Russia or Ukraine, the recent research by Atlas VPN finds. Following...
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Long-awaited Kaspersky leak doesn't seem to be a leak at all

After teasing the hacker community for a few days, Network Battalion 65' (NB65) has released what it claims to be Kaspersky's source code. However, the so-called leak contains only information about Kaspersky that is or at some point was already publicly available.
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Novel RURansom wiper targets Russia, motives revealed in the code

Initially suspected to be a strain of ransomware, the RURansom malware appears to be a wiper targeting Russia over Moscow's...
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