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OPERATION BUGDROP: CYBERX DISCOVERS LARGE-SCALE CYBER-RECONNAISSANCE OPERATION TARGETING UKRAINIAN ORGANIZATIONS


by CyberX Staff | Feb 15, 2017 | Blog | 0 comments CyberX has discovered a new, large-scale cyber-reconnaissance operation targeting a broad range of targets in the Ukraine. Because it eavesdrops on sensitive conversations by remotely controlling PC microphones – in order to surreptitiously “bug” its targets – and uses Dropbox to store exfiltrated… Continue reading OPERATION BUGDROP: CYBERX DISCOVERS LARGE-SCALE CYBER-RECONNAISSANCE OPERATION TARGETING UKRAINIAN ORGANIZATIONS

Information Warfare · Russia

Russia / New Administration Media Ad Hoc – 22 Feb 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Ukraine campaigning to strip Russia of UNSC veto rights. Amb Haley clobbers Russia again. Multiple essays arguing that Russia has nothing to offer for a deal, and multiple criticizing Putin. McMaster’s skepticism on Russia drawing attention. Russia bullies Sweden and Finland. Artemenko charged with high treason. Criticism… Continue reading Russia / New Administration Media Ad Hoc – 22 Feb 2017

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Dan Kovalik, Russian Useful Idiot Or Propagandist?


Seldom do I label anyone a Useful Idiot or Propagandist for Russia, but Dan Kovalik has worked hard to earn that title with this piece. As an expert, I proudly declare, he deserves it. He has light years to go to be on the same level as Stephen F. Cohen, but he’s trying. As I… Continue reading Dan Kovalik, Russian Useful Idiot Or Propagandist?

#RussiaLies · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

SIPRI: Weapon types Russia sends to Donbas


Again, this paper is calling Russia soldiers “separatists”.  It is helping perpetuate Russian propaganda. </end editorial> It is reported that the separatists receive tanks, anti-tank weaponry and anti-aircraft missiles 09:35, 22 February 2017 Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) announced about the Russia’s weapon deliveries to the self-proclaimed “republics” of Donbas. This information was stated… Continue reading SIPRI: Weapon types Russia sends to Donbas

CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Kiev proposes removing Russia’s veto power in UN Security Council


“Allegedly”, “pretense”.  Words used by Tass, Russian-state owned and operated news source, with a surprisingly straightforward report on Ukraine’s attempt to remove Russia’s veto authority if the action involves Russia.   Russia admits no guilt and accepts no blame.  Ukraine is the current chair of the UN Security Council.  Russian Ambassador to the UN Churkin just… Continue reading Kiev proposes removing Russia’s veto power in UN Security Council

Information Warfare · Russia

Russian Propaganda: How Russia Took Over Crimea


I stumbled across this video this evening, and after I stopped puking and <expletive deleted>, I thought my instant weight loss program might be useful for a few of you, too.  Not that you need it, of course, but just helping out friends around the world in case you have a friend that needs to… Continue reading Russian Propaganda: How Russia Took Over Crimea

Information Warfare · Russia

RT Is Literally Russian Propaganda — Why Does Anybody Take it Seriously?


To quote an anonymous friend: It is no coincidence, either, that RT has also taken up the banner of the U.S. social justice left. Their critical reporting on issues like the Ferguson riots and the Dakota Access Pipeline has given the organization a certain amount of credibility among those who traffic in perennial protesting. </end… Continue reading RT Is Literally Russian Propaganda — Why Does Anybody Take it Seriously?