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  • Ukraine: Microsoft reports destructive malware after cyberattack
    DefenceTalkMicrosoft security specialists have discovered malware on dozens of Ukrainian government computers that could prove more destructive than originally thought, the US company said late on...

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  • Ukraine reports massive cyber attack on government websites
    DefenceTalkKyiv on Friday reported a massive cyber attack on key government websites as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine escalate following several rounds of unsuccessful talks. The...

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  • DARPA Selects Teams to Develop Lightweight, Enhanced Night Vision Goggles
    DefenceTalkDARPA has selected 10 industry and university research teams for the Enhanced Night Vision in Eyeglass Form (ENVision) program. Current night vision (NV) systems are bulky and heavy,...

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  • Swiss army bans WhatsApp at work
    DefenceTalkSwitzerland’s army has banned the use of WhatsApp whilst on duty, a spokesman confirmed Thursday, in favor of a Swiss messaging service deemed more secure in terms of data...

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  • Webb telescope fully deploys sunshield in mission milestone
    DefenceTalkThe James Webb Space Telescope fully deployed its tennis-court sized sunshield Tuesday, a critical milestone for the success of its mission to study every phase of cosmic history, NASA...

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  • Reduce DAF declares Hack-A-Sat Challenge winners, aims to reduce space vulnerability
    DefenceTalkThe Department of the Air Force, along with the security research community, publicly announced the 2021 winners of its second annual Hack-A-Sat 2 space security challenge final event...

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  • OFFSET Swarms take flight in final field experiment
    DefenceTalkResearchers, roboticists, and technologists deployed swarms of autonomous air and ground vehicles to test mission capabilities in the final field experiment (FX-6) of DARPA’s...

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  • Russia launches classified military satellite
    DefenceTalkRussia on Thursday successfully placed into orbit a military satellite believed to be part of the Kremlin’s early warning anti-missile system. A Soyuz rocket carrying a classified...

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  • DARPA moving SSITH safeguards closer to practical use
    DefenceTalkDARPA’s System Security Integration Through Hardware and firmware (SSITH) program is exploring hardware security architectures and tools that protect electronic systems against...

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  • US to curb hacking tool exports to Russia, China
    DefenceTalkUS authorities unveiled Wednesday long-delayed new rules aimed at clamping down on export to nations like Russia and China of hacking technology amid a sharp uptick in cyberattacks...

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