British security service warns of Russian cyber attacks

British security service warns of Russian cyber attacks

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The British security service GHCQ warns of cyber attacks from Russia. The country gained over the past three months 188 serious cyber attacks for the choose.

That says Ciaran Martin, head of GHCQ-part Cyber Security Centre, in an interview with The Sunday Times. “Many of those attacks were a threat to national security,” says Martin.

Martin points to Russia as one of the hoofdschuldigen. “Russia is the last two years of a piece became more aggressive in the area of cyber-attacks. of this is a series of attacks on political institutions, parties and parlementsorganisaties. Our international partners have much evidence has been provided that also in wide circles it is accepted.”

Previously warned the AIVD for cyber-attacks on the Dutch political organizations. Were also staatshackers from Iran and China called. AIVD-boss Bertholee said, however, that it is difficult to prove. “We know when the AIVD, but evidence is very difficult. It has little sense in the direction of Russia or China. They will deny and then the story is over.”

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