According to a declassified presentation of the Hungarian security services, the money ended up at a network of companies doing online political marketing based on data collection, which were built up around emblematic faces of socialist former governments.
Even as we watch in disbelief as Twitter goes down in flames, we continue to put all our digital eggs in the baskets of Google Docs or Microsoft Office 365. We continue to host our services on Amazon AWS, behind CloudFlare. We continue to tie our businesses and public debate and our digital lives to Facebook. Because it’s easier that way. Until it’s not. But by then it’ll be too late.
The cold-blooded murder of Matúš Horváth and Juraj Vankulič in front of a gay bar in Bratislava began with online radicalization and hatred towards the LGBTI+ community.
Viktor Orbán was preparing for an important meeting that would attract international attention, but things did not go according to plan.
Port terminals in European cities such as Gdynia, Rotterdam and Antwerpen-Zeebrugge are crucial logistic hubs for the arrival of US Armed Forces and equipment for the protection of NATO’s flank in Eastern Europe.
„Human Life Has No Value There“: Baltic Counterintelligence Officers Speak Candidly About Russian Cruelty
The Estonian weekly Eesti Ekspress interviewed the heads and several employees of Estonia’s, Latvia’s, and Lithuania’s state security agencies. This is what they had to say regarding Russia.
Direkt36 has revealed that the cyber weapon was purchased by the Hungarian state through a broker company that later became partly owned by Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér’s close confidant, László Tasnádi, who once worked for the Communist state security apparatus. Pegasus was considered such an expensive and top-class weapon by the intelligence agencies that it was kept secret even in internal circles.