Russian Hackers Hijack Ukrainian and Latvian TV on Victory Day

May 14, 2024
Russian Hackers Hijack Ukrainian and Latvian TV on Victory Day
  • Russian hackers hijacked Ukrainian and Latvian television networks to air a Victory Day parade on May 9.

  • Ukraine's broadcasting agency, Nacrada, reported at least 15 TV channels were compromised with Russian footage.

  • SES, a Luxembourg-based satellite company, confirmed disturbances on the Astra communication satellites.

  • Ukraine advises TV broadcasters to adopt 'alternative methods' for signal reception to counteract hacking.

  • Latvia's National Electronic Mass Media Council acknowledged a similar cyberattack on their network.

  • Both countries view these cyberattacks as part of Russia's broader hybrid warfare strategy.

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