Read book "The Code Book. The secret history of codes and code-breaking" by Simon Singh, ISBN 1-85702-889-9 (no affiliation).
Practically any historical event has got a wiretapping background. This is what states do.
I know that many people use Vespucci on Android http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/... for mapping. I personally worked a lot with the OsmPad http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/... for collecting addresses during on the ground survey.
I work with many computer maps. The OSM is one of the best, if not the best.
...attacks from Russian IP's...
One should realize that there are a lot "pirated" Windows OS installations in Russia. I would guess more than 90%.
These PCs do not have Windows Update, since the OS is not authentic. And consequently hoards of different viruses, trojans and bot-networks run on them. The masters of these malicious networks could mount cyber activity from the IPs' of unsuspecting owners.
I would advise a Pentagon delegation to visit a Russian megalopolis for a cultural exchange trip and learn the real situation on the ground, before retaliating with cyber campaigns on poor people.
Why did the Roman Empire collapse? What is the Latin for office automation?