Ukraine’s government has reportedly called for volunteers with hacking skills to aid in the protection of the country’s critical infrastructure.
Reuters reported on February 24 that government-backed notices have appeared in online forums.
Co-founder of Cyber Unit Technologies and major Ukrainian promotor of ethical hacking Yegor Aushev told the news agency that he wrote the post following a request from a Senior Defence Ministry official/
Another individual involved in the scheme confirmed that the request was issued on Thursday morning, as Russia began its invasion of Ukraine.
The post read, “Ukrainian cybercommunity! It’s time to get involved in the cyber defence of our country.”