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Five Takeaways From the Russian Cyber-Attack on Viasat’s Satellites
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Five Takeaways From the Russian Cyber-Attack on Viasat’s Satellites

On February 24, 2022, a cyberattack on the KA-SAT satellites of the US company Viasat in Ukraine led to one of the greatest formal attributions of a cyberattack to a nation-state in history. Nearly 20 nations, including 12 EU member states and the Five Eyes nations (the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada), blamed Russia for the incident. This cyberattack, which occurred just a few hours before Russia invaded its neighbour, was extensively covered during the third CYSAT conference, which focused on cybersecurity in the space industry and was held in Paris, France, on April 26–27, 2023. Since Viasat's satellites were solely utilised as a backup system, AcidRain, as the cyberattack is generally known, had little effect on Ukraine's military operations read more Five Takeaways F...