Tag Archives: Cyberattacks

Russia has been at war with Ukraine for years – in cyberspace

Russian President Vladimir Putin walks through a hall in the building housing Russia’s GRU military intelligence service. Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP Maggie Smith, United States Military Academy West Point The build up of Russian forces along Belarus’ 665-mile border with Ukraine is a physical manifestation of Russia’s intense interest in the region. Russia annexed Crimea in …

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Russia could unleash disruptive cyberattacks against the US – but efforts to sow confusion and division are more likely

The Department of Justice indicted six officers of Russia’s GRU military intelligence service in October 2020 on charges of hacking and deploying malware. Andrew Harnik – Pool/Getty Images Justin Pelletier, Rochester Institute of Technology As tensions mount between Russia and the West over Ukraine, the threat of Russian cyberattacks against the U.S. increases. The Department of Homeland Security issued an …

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Ukraine: how an armed conflict could play out

Julien Théron, Sciences Po Talks between Russia and the west have failed. Moscow has described the situation in Ukraine as “intolerable” and “a matter of life or death”. The US president, Joe Biden, has predicted the Kremlin “will move in” to Ukraine. The impasse was reached when the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, insisted that the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine …

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