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DOJ moves to take down Joanap botnet operated by North Korean state hackers


This is the lawfare I’ve been advocating.  In our quest for national security, it seems we overlook lawfare, using our laws and the Department of Justice to prevent others from launching crippling attacks on businesses, individuals, and other organizations.   Notice the Joanap botnet began in 2009, and only now, in 2019 are we reacting.  </end… Continue reading DOJ moves to take down Joanap botnet operated by North Korean state hackers

Information operations · Information Warfare · lawfare · Russia

Russia harasses Ukraine, here former PM Yatsenyuk, using Interpol


Russia is continuing to play childish games, engaging in the harassment of Ukraine using Interpol.  In a form of Lawfare, Russia has issued a red notice for the arrest of Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on bogus political charges through Interpol.  Former PM Yatsenyuk has actually committed no crime, but Russia nevertheless issued an arrest… Continue reading Russia harasses Ukraine, here former PM Yatsenyuk, using Interpol

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Russia puts British Putin critic on Interpol wanted list


Russia is using Lawfare to promote Russian national interests.  Bill Browder was a force of nature to get the Magnitsky Act passed and now Russia has placed Bill Browder on the Interpol’s wanted list. Canada just passed their version of the Magnitsky Act.  In the past countries have refused to allow Russia to place people on… Continue reading Russia puts British Putin critic on Interpol wanted list