The United States and its European allies are condemning Russia for cyber attacks against Ukraine that began in January, a month before the invasion, and have continued since. In a statement, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Ukraine has experienced numerous disruptive cyber attacks, including "website defacements, distributed denial-of-service attacks, and cyber attacks to delete data from computers belonging to government and private entities — all part of the Russian playbook." The European Union confirmed that Russia was behind a cyber attack that targeted Ukraine's satellite network an hour before the invasion, causing "significant impact causing indiscriminate communication outages and disruptions across several public authorities, businesses and users in Ukraine, as well as affecting several EU Member States."
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