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Ukraine says it sees surge in cyber attacks targeting election

Ukraine says it sees surge in cyber attacks targeting election

Reuters exclusively reported that hackers likely controlled by Russia are stepping up efforts to disrupt Ukraine’s presidential election in March, including cyber attacks on electoral servers and personal computers of election staff, according to an interview with Serhiy Demedyuk, Ukraine’s cyber police chief. Demedyuk told Reuters the attackers were using virus-infected greeting cards, shopping invitations, offers for software updates and other malicious “phishing” material intended to steal passwords and personal information.


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