A picture taken on April 15, 2021 shows a self-driving car, developed by Russian internet giant Yandex, at the company’s parking lot in Moscow. (Photo by YURI KADOBNOV/AFP via Getty Images)

Racial slurs discovered in leaked Yandex source code

The code excerpts were part of a 44.7 gigabyte tranche of internal company code leaked online earlier this week.
People walk among the damage to an industrial area in Kyiv following a morning missile strike that left one person dead and two wounded on Jan. 26 in Kyiv. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Russia’s Sandworm hackers blamed in fresh Ukraine malware attack

Researches believe the destructive malware is the work of Sandworm, a Russian military unit suspected in a series of Ukrainian cyberattacks.
A woman works on a laptop inside a “Point of Invincibility” — gathering points providing alternative sources of heating, mobile communication and internet access — on November 28, 2022 in Lviv, Ukraine. (Stanislav Ivanov/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)

Notorious Russian hacking group appears to resurface with fresh cyberattacks on Ukraine

The group's first known activity in Ukraine after Russia's invasion registered dormant domains in order to obscure their attacks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin answers questions from Russian and foreign internet users during a live press conference on July 6, 2006. (DENIS SINYAKOV/AFP via Getty Images)

It’s time to focus on information warfare’s hard questions

Our collective obsession with information operations are distracting from more fundamental questions about online influence.