Skip to comments.Cyberwar hits Ukraine
Posted on 03/07/2014 12:35:05 PM PST by Former Fetus
Ukrainian security officials are complaining that unknown attackers are interfering with the mobile phone services of members of Ukraine's parliament, making difficult political decisions about what to do about Russia's incursion last week into Crimea that much harder.
The head of Ukraine's security service said on Tuesday, "I confirm that an IP-telephonic attack is underway on mobile phones of members of Ukrainian parliament for the second day in row."
This is reminiscent of the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on Georgia that preceded Russia's invasion of the country in August 2008. The attacks shut down several websites of Georgia's government including the president's.
While the Kremlin denied any involvement, Georgian officials accused Russia of being behind the attacks.
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Wow, all these coincidences. A fugitive former president in Moscow, Russian occupation of Crimea followed by a quickie referendum, cyber attacks...
Amazing how all these things just seemed to happen all at once. /s/