A woman walks by a Kyivstar store, a Ukrainian telecommunications company, in Kyiv on December 12, 2023. Ukraine’s main phone operator denounced an act of “war” on December 12, 2023 after the hacker attack that led to large-scale failures in its services. (Photo by SERGEI CHUZAVKOV / AFP / Getty Images)

Ukraine’s largest mobile communications provider down after apparent cyber attack

Millions of customers lost mobile phone and home internet service as a result of what Kyivstar said was a cyber attack.
A police car goes past the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor agency to the KGB, and Lubyanka Square in front of it in central Moscow on March 3, 2023. (Photo by ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images)

US and British authorities sanction, indict Russian hackers

Andrey Korinets and Ruslan Peretyatko are alleged to have played a key role in the FSB's efforts to meddle in U.S. and British politics.
The American actor Elijah Wood, pictured here at a Hollywood premiere in March, was one of the American actors tricked into recording videos used in a Kremlin information operation. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Russian information operation uses US celebrity Cameos to attack Zelensky

Kremlin propagandists tricked a half dozen celebrities into recording videos urging Ukraine's president to seek treatment for substance abuse.
A passenger reads a paper featuring images of different facial expressions of then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin while riding in a subway carriage in Saint-Petersburg, on March 5, 2012. (OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images)

Russian AI-generated propaganda struggles to find an audience 

A long-running Kremlin propaganda campaign is experimenting with AI to create phony news sites but isn’t reaching a significant audience.