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Ukraine arrests cybercrime gang for operating over 400 phishing websites

Malicious sites were designed to trick victims into believing they were applying for EU financial assistance.
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Killnet hits Lithuania over EU sanctions affecting Kaliningrad

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Russia-affiliated hacker group Killnet took down several Lithuanian government websites in response to the Baltic country following EU sanctions.
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War in Ukraine causes a flood of amateurish ransomware

The Kremlin's aggression in Ukraine put Russia on a ransomware map. Typically excluded from ransomware target lists, the country now finds itself in the eye of the storm, facing the highest proportion of ransomware detections (12%.)
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Ukrainian hack that could allow to spy on Putin

A breach of Russia's information and communications design company might have allowed peeking into Putin's summit meetings.
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Russia targets football games, officials' phones with cyberattacks

The Kremlin's cyber barrages continue to rain on Ukraine as Russia's war rages on in the eastern and southern parts of the country.
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Russian ministry hacked to display pro-Ukrainian message

Hackers continue to exchange punches as Russia's war in Ukraine enters its fourth month.
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DOJ bracing for the possibility of more cyberattacks from Russia

The Department of Justice is particularly focused on the cyber threat from Russia, Assistant Attorney General for National Security Matthew Olsen said.
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Five challenges hindering Russia's success in cyber warfare

Ukraine has managed to shelter its critical infrastructure from Russian cyberattacks, and the summoned IT army counter-attacked a range of targets. But why is Russia stalling on the cyber front?
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Germany warns of cyberattacks on banks amidst war in Ukraine

The financial regulator of the largest European economy warned financial institutions that Russia's war in Ukraine had inflated the intensity of cyberattacks.
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Hacker wars heat up as the pro-Russian Killnet attacks Italy

Cyberwar intensifies with pro-Russian groups targeting western nations that support Ukraine's effort to combat Moscow's aggression.
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YouTube takes down 70,000 videos for trivializing the war in Ukraine

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Since late February, Youtube has removed 9,000 channels and 70,000 videos related to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Key highlights of Russia’s cyber aggression against Ukraine: has Russia exhausted its digital arsenal?

Having witnessed a variety of cyberattacks on Ukraine’s critical infrastructure, banks, and electricity networks, many begin to wonder: are we...
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Countries brace for cyberattacks as Sweden and Finland move to join NATO

Russia’s aggression in Ukraine forced Sweden and Finland to give up their military neutrality in favor of the NATO alliance....
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Eurovision cyberattack: pro-Russian hackers declared 'war' on ten states

A pro-Russian hacker group that targeted the Eurovision song contest declared 'war' against Italy and ten other countries.
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Russian hackers discuss targeting the Eurovision song contest

A pro-Russian hacker group discussed a cyber attack to hinder Ukraine's chances in the song contest.
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Starlink: fighting for Ukraine on the cyber front

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Starlink has been helping tens of thousands of Ukrainian citizens stay connected to the Internet during what political scientists call...
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Hacktivists in Russo-Ukrainian war: an army of monkeys or NATO-trained combatants?

Offensive cyber operations in the Russo-Ukrainian war might sometimes seem sloppy or amateur. Yet, experts believe some of them might be a defining moment of the war.
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Russia is planning cyberattacks on countries that support Ukraine, GCHQ director warns

Russia is looking to exploit the potential of its cyber arsenal by targeting countries that actively oppose its aggression in...
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Russia confirmed to be behind cyberattacks on satellite comms, wind farms in Europe

Intelligence from the US, UK, and the EU confirm Kremlin's responsible for several Europe-wide attacks on infrastructure.
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Hackers take down Russia's alternative to YouTube, Rutube

Hackers claim that the Russian video streaming service's source code was removed, and the uploaded videos are unrecoverable.
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