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    The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies the information that Russian hackers destroyed Ukrainian artillery weapons
    Jan07

    The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies the information that Russian hackers destroyed Ukrainian artillery weapons

    The Defense Ministry of Ukraine denies reports about the information that 80% of D-30 howitzers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have been destroyed by Russian hackers associated with the Russian government and high-profile cyber attacks against Democrats during the Presidential election in the U.S. “The information of the Command of...

    Ukrainian World Congress calls attention to the possibility of future similar Russia’s cyber attacks
    Jan04

    Ukrainian World Congress calls attention to the possibility of future similar Russia’s cyber attacks

    The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls attention to the introduction by the U.S of additional sanctions against Russia. These sanctions were provided in response to Russia’s cyber attacks during the U.S. 2016 Presidential election. UWC draws attention to the possibility of similar cyber attacks by the Russian Federation, particularly during...

    “When Russia hack U.S. election it’s an act of war” – McCain in Kyiv
    Dec31

    “When Russia hack U.S. election it’s an act of war” – McCain in Kyiv

    The Republican paid a visit to Ukraine where he said Friday that Russia must be made to pay the price for cyber attacks on the United States and that it was possible to impose many sanctions, including on financial institutions. ”When you attack a country, it`s an act of war,” McCain said in an interview with the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1 while on...

    Russia hacks Vermont utility, showing risk to U.S. electrical grid security
    Dec31

    Russia hacks Vermont utility, showing risk to U.S. electrical grid security

    A code associated with the Russian hacking operation dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration has been detected within the system of a Vermont utility, according to U.S. officials, The Washington Post reports. While the Russians did not actively use the code to disrupt operations, according to officials who spoke on the condition of...

    Over 6,000 cyber attacks against Ukrainian authorities detected over two months – Ukrainian President
    Dec30

    Over 6,000 cyber attacks against Ukrainian authorities detected over two months – Ukrainian President

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that over the past two months, about 6,500 planned cyber attacks have been detected in the objects of five institutions and 31 state information resources, according to the president`s press service. ”The cyber attack on December 6 put out of action the network of the State Treasury and the Ministry...

    U.S. announced new sanctions on Russia in response to election interference
    Dec30

    U.S. announced new sanctions on Russia in response to election interference

    U.S. President Barack Obama took unprecedented steps Thursday retaliating against what the administration described as ”Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities,” including sanctioning six Russian individuals and five Russian entities, according to CNN. This is the first time the names of Russian officials involved in the hacking have...

    Lithuanian special unit will combat Kremlin trolls online
    Dec29

    Lithuanian special unit will combat Kremlin trolls online

    Elves against trolls sounds more than just something out of The Lord of the Rings to Lithuania`s 43-year-old business consultant and blogger Ricardas Savukynas as the battle he`s fighting is no fantasy. The man is part of an informal internet army of Lithuanians trying to counter what they describe as hate speech and pro-Russia propaganda, The...

    Trump says investigation should go on over possible Russian hacking, scoffs at idea of sanctions for cyberattacks
    Dec29

    Trump says investigation should go on over possible Russian hacking, scoffs at idea of sanctions for cyberattacks

    On the continuing federal investigations into Russian hacking during the U.S. election, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, during his Florida visit, said intelligence officials ”should do the best they can, figure it all out,” Business Insider reports. That comment is a departure from the president-elect`s claims that the allegations against...

    OSCE security monitors targeted by Russian hackers
    Dec29

    OSCE security monitors targeted by Russian hackers

    An international monitoring body has said its IT systems were hit by cyber attackers in a ”major security incident” that compromised its network, according to the BBC. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) refused to speculate on reports that Russian hackers were behind the attack, the BBC reported. It has observers in...

    Sanctions will hit Russia hard after cyber attacks – U.S. Senator Graham
    Dec28

    Sanctions will hit Russia hard after cyber attacks – U.S. Senator Graham

    A U.S. senator said on Wednesday that Russia and President Vladimir Putin could expect sanctions after cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election in November, Reuters reported. ”You can expect that the Congress will investigate the Russian involvement in our elections and [...] there will be bipartisan sanctions coming that will hit...

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