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Current events
Russia’s War in Ukraine Has Complicated the Means Through Which Cybercriminals Launder Funds. Here’s How They’re Adapting
Recent sanctions coupled with Russias measures to better control the flow of information and activity on the ...
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Current events
How Russia Is Isolating Its Own Cybercriminals
Sanctions imposed by the Biden administration, coupled with Russias proposed initiative to cut itself off from ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
In New Audio Message, ISIS Spokesperson Abu Omar al-Muhajir Calls for Attacks in the West 
On April 17, ISIS spokesperson, Abu Omar al-Muhajir, released his second audio message since assuming his new ...
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Corporate & Physical Security
ISIS Attacks, March 2022: Key Trends, Statistics, and Geographic Analysis
The following research is based on information gathered by Flashpoint analysts and data collections. For ...
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Cyber threat intelligence
The Promise of Open Source Code and the Paradox of ‘ProtestWare’
The Open Source Software (OSS) community has been split in two after an OSS author repurposed his own library to ...
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Current events
Russia’s Efforts to Control the Flow of Information at Home Shows the Limits of Censorship in the Digital Age
As its war against Ukraine rages on, Russia is attempting to block, throttle, fine, and/or censor nearly all ...
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Current events
Shields Up: Understanding Guidance From the Biden Administration About Possible Russian Cyberattacks
On Monday March 21, the Biden Administration released several statements stressing the importance of ...
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Current events
Funding and the Russia-Ukraine War: KYC for Crypto Transactions Proving Difficult
Flashpoint analysts have uncovered 262 cryptocurrency addresses used in advertisements for donations to either ...
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Cyber Threat Intelligence
Understanding Russia’s “Sovereign Internet”: What Happens If Russia Isolates Itself from the Global Internet?
The Russian government ordered state-owned portals to connect to its state-controlled domain name system servers ...
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Current events
Russian APT and Ransomware Groups: Vulnerabilities and Threat Actors Who Exploit Them
Far before Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, cybersecurity officials from the Ukrainian ...
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Corporate and Physical Security
How Telegram Became a Critical Source of Intelligence in the Ukraine-Russia War
Telegram was created in 2013 by Pavel Durov, a Russia-born tech entrepreneur who has, to a large extent, managed ...
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Corporate & Physical Security
How Russian and Ukrainian Militias Are Using Social Media and Chat Platforms to Recruit Volunteers in the Donbas and Fund Their Causes
As of this publishing, Russia has amassed 190,000 troops along the Ukrainian border, according to U.S. ...
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