Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine are hijacking cell networks to send threatening texts

Ukraine is currently in the spotlight in Europe, as this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is being held in Kiev. While singers prance around safely in the country’s capital, soldiers and civilians are battling pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country — as they’ve done for the last three years. There seems to be no end in sight for the conflict and there’s fighting on all fronts, especially the digital. According to the Associated Press (AP), Ukrainian soldiers are subjected to new form of information warfare where they’re periodically threatened with text messages from the separatists.   Ukrainian soldiers! They’ll find your…

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