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russian-georgian war

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Report: Russian mob aided cyberattacks on Georgia

Civilians recruited by Russian language social-networking sites and using Russian Mafia-associated botnets perpetrated many of the cyberattacks on Georgian government Web sites during the five-day Russian-Georgian war in 2008.

By August 18, 2009

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Social networks--the new front in war on terror

Data mining of social networks leads to arrest and interrogation of thousands of innocent people in Iraq and Afghanistan, says Brit rag.

By August 24, 2009

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Russia and Georgia continue attacks--online

Details are surfacing on the Internet side of the Russian and Georgian hostilities. Researchers studying botnets report an increase in attacks.

By August 12, 2008

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Mig downs drone

Georgian air force claims Russians shot down unarmed UAV.

By April 26, 2008

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Targeted Twitter user blames Russia

Georgian blogger blames KGB in attack that downed Twitter and affected his accounts on Facebook, Blogger, and LiveJournal.

By August 7, 2009

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FAQ: The ins and outs of DoS attacks

Twitter was offline for hours after suffering a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that targeted one user. Facebook and some Google sites also were hit. What happened and why?

By August 6, 2009