Cutting Edge Cyber War

Western attention and support for Ukraine’s cyber defenses from the United States and NATO seem to be an important focus currently. This support is especially relevant and necessary during this pivotal presidential election cycle. On January 23, 2019, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the World Economic...

FISU Discusses Suspected Russian Cyberattacks

The head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine (FISU), Yegor Bozhok, discussed Russia’s plans for Ukraine in 2019 in his interview with Ukrinform. According to Bozhok, Russian secret services and military forces are determined “to resolve the Ukrainian problem” in 2019. The precise meanings are open for interpretation, but ostensibly “resolve” means to...

Ukraine Reports Cyberattacks Against Electoral Infrastructure

The head of Ukraine’s cyber police force, Serhiy Demedyuk, told Reuters that hackers had targeted Ukraine’s electoral servers and the personal computers of election staff prior to Ukraine’s upcoming presidential election slated for March 31, 2019. Hacker tactics have included “phishing” operations such as virus-infected greeting cards, shopping invitations, and notices for software updates....