UK discloses ‘reckless’ campaign of Russian cyber attacks
The UK government has disclosed a ‘reckless’ campaign of Russian cyber attacks targeting political institutions, businesses, media, and sport.
In findings by the National Cyber Security Centre, a number of international attacks have been linked to Russian intelligence agency GRU.
The attacks, it claims, have affected citizens in a large number of countries – including Russia – and cost national economies millions of pounds.
UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said: