5 Facts on the January 14th Cyberattack Against Ukraine

Malign cyber activities are a major part of Russia’s hybrid arsenal, and Ukraine was reminded of it yet again last week with a large-scale cyberattack against its government departments.

While the investigation is still going on, government experts argue that the hacker attack was carried out from Russia. Among the key indicators — the attempts to portray the hack as perpetrated by Poland and speculation on sensitive topics in the history of Polish-Ukrainian relations, which Russia has a long history of trying to undermine.