Belarus conducted widespread phishing campaigns against Ukraine, Poland, Google says

Joseph Menn reports:

Belarus conducted widespread phishing attacks against members of the Polish military as well as Ukrainian officials, security researchers said Monday, providing more evidence that its role in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has gone beyond serving as a staging area for Russian troops.

Google’s threat-hunting team released details of the tricks deployed against the Polish military, which a spokeswoman said appeared to be the first report of its kind. Google said it had warned hundreds of Ukrainian residents about government-backed hacking attempts in the past year, most of them from Russia.

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