The Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began on February 24, has left thousands of Ukrainians and civilians, as well as Russian soldiers, dead. But the battle has not just been on Ukrainian soil, The Straits Times reported.
On the ‘dark Web’, things are taken further by pro-Russia and pro-Ukrainian actors alike, with both sides leaking sensitive data and moving to disrupt various services. Mikko Niemela, chief at Cyber Intelligence House — a cybersecurity firm — said the hactivist movement is bigger than ever, with a 10,000% increase around the start of the war.
Read the full report: The Straits Times.