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From Russia without love – notorious hacking group Killnet target private and state institutions in Estonia In biggest cyber attack since 2007 

Pro-Russian hackers Killnet have again reminded the world that the war with Ukraine is not just being fought on the ground. This week, Killnet blitzed a wave of public and private websites in Estonia in the biggest cyber-attack of its…

First it was fuel prices now it’s electronic chips in your phones and cars which are set to soar in price – bleak economic news looms over the “new Ukraine.”

Economists are warning of a global hi-tech doomsday scenario in which Chinese moves to annex or erect a trade blockade around Taiwan spark inflation-busting price rises for mobile phones and other hi-tech “must haves.” Their concern stems from parallels between…

Zaporizhzhia Putin’s Nuclear Force Z

Updated: Putin is widening his weaponization of the ZNPP and there are breaking news reports alleging Russia has told workers not to show up on Friday, August 19th — and that Russia is threatening to shut down the ZNPP entirely….

Twitter purges fake Chinese Dragonbridge accounts

Attempts by a pro-China group to spark a boycott of western competitors in the Rare Earths market through a social media disinformation campaign have been dealt a severe and much-welcome body blow. National Security News can reveal that Twitter has…

US sanctions two Russian nationals for malign influence operations

Two Russian nationals, four US political groups and their prominent leaders have been sanctioned by the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Justice for plotting malign influence operations. Viewed as a textbook operation, Russian intelligence have…

Pro-China group uses Dragonbridge campaign to target rare earth mining companies

A pro-China disinformation campaign has targeted rare earth mining companies from Australia, Canada, and the U.S. with destructive messaging about operations, in an attempt to manipulate public opinion to China’s benefit.  US cyber security firm, Mandiant, reported firms targeted in the online…

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy … she’s slipped Away … err bye

The UK is facing the international embarrassment of having to concede that an SRA-regulated lawyer, whom MI5 outed as an agent of the Chinese state, has vanished with the authorities unable to land a proverbial glove on her.  Six months…

Hawaiian Couple accused of being Russian spies

A U.S. defense contractor Walter Glenn Primrose and his wife Gwynn Morrison have been indicted on July 22, 2022, on multiple charges of identity theft and conspiracy against the United States. Preliminary evidence suggests espionage ties to Russia. Intriguing facts…

Ukraine intelligence publishes names of 620 Russian agents

In late March 2022, Ukraine intelligence has published the names of 620 Russian agents on it’s public website. Below is a copy of what was published: (English language copy further below) 1. АБАДЖИ МИХАИЛ ВАЛЕРЬЕВИЧ, 22.03.1977, 3802688956, 01.10.2002, МОСКВА, Б.ЛУБЯНКА…