ukraine

cat out of the bag

Manafort's Daughter's Lawyers Pressured Twitter to Delete Links to Hacked Text Messages

In July, a freedom of information activist dumped an unredacted cache of text messages allegedly hacked from Manafort's daughter's phone.
Joseph Cox
9.10.18
Internet Insecurity

Someone Has Infected At Least 500,000 Routers All Over The World And No One Knows Why

But Ukraine’s government says it thinks that Russia will use “VPNFilter” to attack Saturday’s Champions League final.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.23.18
Internet Insecurity

New Ransomware ‘Bad Rabbit’ Spreading Quickly Through Russia and Ukraine

There’s a potentially massive new ransomware spreading in eastern Europe.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.24.17
If you can't beat 'em

A Canadian Company Tried to Build a Facebook Competitor in Ukraine and Failed

Ukrainians.co was meant to replace banned Russian sites.
Jordan Pearson
9.6.17
danooct1

This Is What It Looks Like When You Get Hit with the NotPetya Ransomware

It's almost impossible to recover your files.
Ben Sullivan
6.30.17
malware

The Latest Ransomware Took Advantage of a Devilishly Clever Trick

Usually, ransomware may be spread via emails or websites. But at least some victims of this latest wave were infected by a software update, according to researchers and law enforcement.
Joseph Cox
6.28.17
Internet Insecurity

The Malware Used Against The Ukrainian Power Grid Is More Dangerous Than Anyone Thought

Researchers have discovered a new powerful—and dangerous—malware that targets industrial control systems.
Kim Zetter
6.12.17
Social Disconnect

Ukraine Banned Its Biggest Social Network Over Fears of Russian Influence

The ban extends to over 400 companies total.
Nicole Kobie
5.16.17
ukraine

Rex Tillerson Denies Accusations That Exxon Lobbied Against Russian Sanctions

But there’s a very good chance he did.
Sarah Emerson
1.11.17
russia

The Ukrainian Power Grid Was Hacked Again

Experts say the country appears to be a “testbed” for cyber attacks that could be used around the world.
Kim Zetter
1.10.17
News

Fancy Bear Hack of Ukrainian Artillery Fighters Shows Future of War

A hacking group with links to the Russian government used a malicious app to track Ukrainian artillery units.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.22.16
video

Who Hacked The Lights In Ukraine?

Almost a year after one of the few cyberattacks in history to cause damage that spilled into the real world, nobody knows for sure who did it.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.1.16