IT Army of Ukraine: How a team of amateur hackers is striking at Russia

An amateur army of hackers formed by the Ukrainian government is bringing down the websites of Russian government departments and national banks Technology 15 March 2022 By Matthew Sparkes Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine‚Äôs vice prime minister, requested help from amateurs to form the IT Army of Ukraine Ukrinform/Shutterstock Thousands of amateur hackers from countries around the … Read more

Ukraine conflict: Meet the amateur drone pilots defending the border with Russia

As tensions rise in Ukraine with Russian troops arriving at the border in increasing numbers, a small army of amateur engineers is monitoring events using homemade drones equipped with sensors and old Soviet missiles Technology 11 February 2022 By Matthew Sparkes Members of the Aerorozvidka organisation use custom-built drones to monitor the Ukrainian border Aerorozvidka … Read more