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Microsoft gives $100 million in tech support to Ukraine
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Improving government structures 

Software King of the World Microsoft has extended its offer of technology support free of charge to Ukraine until December 2023, topping up over $400 million it has spent since February to  $100 million.

Ukraine claims Putin likely to go mental with cyber hacking attacks
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Although they would say that

Spooks for the Ukrainian government warned that the Kremlin is planning to carry out “massive cyberattacks” targeting power grids and other critical infrastructure in Ukraine and in the territories of its allies.

Ukraine sounds like it is winning the cyber war
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Although, we would expect it to sound like that

Derzhspetszviazok head Yurii Shchyhol who is in charge of fighting the Russians in cyberspace appears confident he is winning the world’s first full-fledged cyberwar.

Ukraine using AI to track saboteurs
Published in AI
Monday, 20 June 2022 11:54

Ukraine using AI to track saboteurs

Checking for Sara Connorski

Artificial intelligence has become one of Ukraine's most "effective tools" in identifying potential saboteurs amid the ongoing war with Russia, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Ukraine’s IT sector going great guns
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Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:35

Ukraine’s IT sector going great guns

Still coding when half your team have to dodge artillery and shoot Russians

Ukraine’s IT sector did better than last year despite Russia’s invasion of the country.

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."