The Download: Russia’s satellite hack, and Shanghai’s intensifying lockdown

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology.

Russia hacked a US satellite company one hour before the Ukraine invasion

What happened: Just an hour before Russian troops invaded Ukraine, Russian government hackers targeted the American satellite company Viasat, officials from the US, EU, and UK have confirmed. The operation resulted in an immediate and significant loss of communication in the earliest days of the war for the Ukrainian military.

How it unfolded: The attack, on February 24, launched destructive “wiper” malware against …

Computer Programmers

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