The German government decided to create special Department of IT professionals that will counteract the attacks by foreign hackers.
Authorities said that the special forces will begin the work not earlier than in 2-3 years.
It is used for defensive purposes, if cyber criminals decide to attack, for example, the water supply system or nuclear power plant. In this case, a team will neutralize the technical part of the opponent and bring it down to their software. This method team uses only for the reason, if a foreign country, where there is an attack, not willing to stop its unlawful actions in good faith.
Before German intelligence said that the danger of hacker attacks could come from Russia. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also did not rule out the likely relationship between cyber attacks in Germany and the Kremlin strategy of “hybrid wars”.
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