One of the UK’s cyber-defence chiefs has accused Russia of attacking the great Britain media, telecommunications and energy over the last year.
Ciaran Martin, chief executive officer of the GCHQ to the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), said that Russia was “seeking to undermine the international system”.
His comments were made at an event organised by the Times newspaper.
Ahead of the speech, the paper reported that the attacks had targeted the united KINGDOM, of the food the day of the election.
The Russian Embassy in London, said he was concerned about the deceptive statements.
The NCSC was set up a year ago. Last month, he revealed that he had previously classified a total of 590 attacks from a variety of authors, such as “significant”, and that more than 30 incidents were judged serious enough to require a cross-government response.
Mr. Martin charges to follow the Prime Minister, Theresa may, the claim that Russia had “mounted a campaign of cyber-espionage and disruption”.
The NCSC chief, referenced in his own speech.
“The prime minister has made the point on Monday evening, – of the international order as we know it is in danger of disappearing,” he said.
“This is clearly a cause of concern, and the NCSC is actively engaging with international partners, industry and civil society to tackle this threat.”
However, Russia has suggested that the accusations are “non-transparent and biased”.
“We would be interested in finding out the details and see the new results on which the statements are based, the” country of the embassy of france in London, said.
“It would be very unfortunate to see [Britain] informed by the evil of the intellect.”
On the occasion of its occurrence, the Time has also published details of a new study on how Russia has used Twitter to influence 2016 brexit referendum.
The research indicates that more than 156 000 in Russia accounts – many of them automated bots above #brexit in the original posts or retweets in the days surrounding the vote.
Many were in favour of the united KINGDOM to leave the European Union, but a minority pro-Remain. The academics involved believe the posts have been viewed hundreds of millions of times.
One of the researchers told the BBC that social media has been to provide Russia relatively cheap to disseminate its propaganda.’Powerful tool’
“Ukraine has experienced [similar] the war of information in 2014 – and if it worked in Ukraine, it can also work in the Western democracies,” said Prof Sasha Talavera of the University of Swansea.
“We can use it to divide the society and marginalize the groups. Social media today is a powerful tool.”
He added that some form of regulation of the large social media companies may now be required.
The Guardian reports the details of a University of Edinburgh study, which also presents evidence of Russia using Twitter to influence opinion at the approach of the brexit vote.
The Kremlin has denied trying to interfere in the organisation of the referendum.
But the president of the house of Commons, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select Committee, Damian Collins, said that he wanted Twitter to share examples of tweets related to a Russian “troll factory”, known as the Internet Research Agency, on British politics.