Britain says Russian military intelligence behind host of global cyber attacks

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and a masked security officer stand at a shooting gallery of the new GRU military intelligence headquarters building as he visits it in Moscow, Russia November 8, 2006. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain accused Russian military intelligence on Thursday of directing a host of cyber attacks aimed at undermining Western democracies by sowing confusion in everything from sport to transport and the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In a British assessment based on work by its National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Russian military intelligence (GRU) […]

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