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Ukraine puts another nail in Kaspersky coffin
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US ratchets up pressure to send Kaspersky to the Duat 

Already in trouble with the Russian government for shifting some operations to Switzerland, Kaspersky Lab now faces a fresh national security probe from the US government which is bound to be painful.

Ukrainian hacktivists hit Putin where it really hurts
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Cut off Russian vodka supply

Ukrainian hacktivists have disrupted alcohol shipments in Russia after committing distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against a critical online portal.

Russians have another pop at Ukraine with Sandworm
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Targeting electrical transmission site with a five year old worm

More than half a decade has passed since the notorious Russian hackers known as Sandworm targeted an electrical transmission station north of Kyiv a week before Christmas in 2016, using a unique, automated piece of code to interact directly with the station's circuit breakers and turn off the lights to a fraction of Ukraine's capital.

Big Tech staff want their companies to do more for Ukraine
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A powerful lobby group

Staff working for big tech companies are providing their management with a powerful motivation to do more to isolate Tsar Putin and his chronies and do more for Ukraine.

Russian army faces 21st century problem.
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 March 2022 12:33

Russian army faces 21st century problem.


Soldiers with phones

The Washington Post reports Russian troops in Ukraine "have relied, with surprising frequency, on unsecured communication devices such as smartphones and push-to-talk radios."

Open source might be a Ukraine war casualty
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Weaponised and bogged down

Open source and cloud technology might be collateral damage in the war between Russia and Ukraine.

Ukraine halts production of neon
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Monday, 14 March 2022 12:31

Ukraine halts production of neon


Supplier of half the world’s chips

As we warned when Tsar Putin’s hoards rolled across the border, it looks like the chip shortage could get worse.

French cuts Russian staff from network
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Friday, 11 March 2022 12:06

French cuts Russian staff from network


Excusez-moi, we just don’t trust you anymore.

France's largest bank BNP Paribas has cut off its Russia-based workforce from its internal computer systems in a move to defend itself against a cyberattack.

Ukraine prepares huge data shift
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Thursday, 10 March 2022 12:08

Ukraine prepares huge data shift


Moving its online government over the borders

The Ukrainian government is preparing for the potential need to move its data and servers abroad if Russia's invading forces push deeper into the country.

Ukrainian developers working while bombs falling
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And you thought it was difficult to get out of bed this morning

Shedloads of Ukrainian developers are working through the Tsar Putin’s invasion.