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Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Anonymous declares ‘Cyber War’ against Putin’s Govt.

Cyber War

MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 25: An international hacking collective Anonymous which has conducted cyberattacks against Governments and corporations appear to declare war against Vladimir Putin and his Government due to military operations in Ukraine.
As per reports, Hacker collective Anonymous has disabled several Russian Government websites including the state-controlled “Russia Today” news service.
Hackers identifying with the Anonymous collective announced they had launched cyber operations that briefly took down RT.com, as well as the websites of the Kremlin, the Russian Government and the Russian Defence Ministry websites.
RT.com confirmed the attack took place, saying it slowed some websites down while taking others offline for “extended periods of time”.
RT’s coverage of the situation in Ukraine has been overwhelmingly from a pro-Russian perspective, showing fireworks and cheerful celebrations in the newly occupied territories.
In the UK, MPs have said the TV channel is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “personal propaganda tool” and should be banned. (Agencies)

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