Rescuers rest during search and rescue operations near a destroyed building of Kupiansk’s local museum on April 25, 2023. (Oleksandra Novosel/Suspilne Ukraine/JSC “UA:PBC”/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Pro-Russian hacktivism isn’t real, top Ukrainian cyber official says

Cyberattacks targeting Ukraine are mostly carried out by Russian intelligence agencies or state-sponsored groups, according to the official.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland delivers a statement at the U.S. Department of Justice August 11, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

House Republicans want DOJ briefing on conservative group hacks

The request follows a spate of hack-and-leak operations that targeted pro-life conservative groups dating to 2021.
Chilean Mapuche indigenous people and their supporters clash with riot police during a protest against Chile’s government outside the Congress building in Valparaiso, Chile, on November 4, 2021. (Photo by DEDVI MISSENE/AFP via Getty Images)

Hacking group focused on Central America dumps 10 terabytes of military emails, files

This is the fourth release from Guacamaya, a Central American hacking group that says it fights environmental devastation and exploitation.
A member of the Guatemalan Army patrols in El Estor indigenous municipality, in northeastern Guatemala, on Oct. 26, 2021, following the declaration of state of siege after protests against a mining company accused of causing environmental damage. (Photo by JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Environmental hacktivists publish 2 terabytes of mining company emails

The group called Guacamaya posted files from public and private mining companies and public agencies responsible for environmental oversight.
Ukrainian servicemen mourn on the coffin of their comrade Oleh Kutsyn, commander of the “Karpatska Sitch” battalion killed during the war against Russia, during a funeral ceremony at Kyiv’s “Maidan” Independence Square on June 22, 2022. (Photo by SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

Research questions potentially dangerous implications of Ukraine’s IT Army

Volunteer hacking efforts could unwittingly pull countries or private companies into a murky geopolitical mess, a researcher says.