Expert: Russia Launched Cyber Warfare Against UK With ‘Dirty Tricks’

This post was originally published on this site

In response to an attack on Syria, Russia has launched a cyberwar against the United Kingdom.  This “dirty trick” campaign will be against the United States as well, and Boris Johnson, the UK’s Foreign Secretary says retaliation plans against Russia should be made now.

According to The Telegraph UK, Whitehall sources on Sunday night confirmed a Pentagon analysis that showed a 20-fold increase in Russian-sourced “disinformation” being spread online since the cruise missile attacks on Syria in the early hours of Saturday. This ramped up the fears that it could be a precursor to a campaign of cyber attacks by the Kremlin, and the Foreign Secretary said Britain must take “every possible precaution” to guard against it.

The attack on Syria by Western powers has put officials in the UK on edge.  They now feel that Russia will retaliate with a cyber attack against UK hospitals and other services including air traffic control, and one expert believes such an attack is…

[Read More …]

Expert: Russia Launched Cyber Warfare Against UK With ‘Dirty Tricks’