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The UK foreign office accused the GRU of the Russian Federation in the organization “indiscriminate and reckless” cyber attacks around the world aimed against the political institutions, business, media and sports.
This is stated in the Ministry statement.
The national cybersecurity center in the UK (NCSC) said that the GRU of Russia, “which operated under the names of Fancy Bear, and Pawnstorm Tsar Team, “almost certainly” responsible for a number of serious hacker attacks on countries, including the United States, Britain, and Russia itself.
Among the attacks – a cyber attack on the national Committee of the US Democratic party in 2016.
“The actions of Russian GRU is newyorkcity and reckless: they try to undermine and interfere in elections in other countries, they are even willing to hurt Russian companies and Russian citizens”, – said the British foreign Secretary Jeremy hunt.
“We and our allies will expose and to reply to GRU attempts to undermine international stability”, – he stressed.
The Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison and foreign Minister Maris Payne joined the accusations, condemning “the harmful cyberactivist” RF.
The national cybersecurity center in the UK reported that the Kremlin is responsible for the hacking attack on WADA (world anti-doping Agency) in 2017 – this has led to the disclosure of medical records of athletes.
In addition, NCSC has accused Russia of creating a virus-ransomware BadRabbit, which in 2017 suffered system of the Odessa airport, Kiev metro, the Russian Central Bank and 2 Russian media.
Also we are talking about hacking and stealing content from many email accounts, a small British television stations in 2015, a massive attack on the Ukrainian financial, energy and government agencies in 2017, as well as infection of thousands of computers with Trojan VPNFilter.
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