The Russian intelligence services were involved in hacking attacks on the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic in 2017.
This is stated in the report of the BIS Information security of the Czech Republic, according to Reuters.
According to the findings of security, two cyber attacks on the information infrastructure of the Czech Ministry of foreign Affairs was carried out by hacker group APT28, which is associated with the Russian government and others accused of cyber attacks in Germany and the United States.
“All the conclusions indicate that it was campaign of cyber espionage Turla, which goes from the FSB, and APT28 / Sofacy, which is associated with the Russian military intelligence GRU”, the report says BIS.
In the report of the intelligence services of the Czech Republic draw attention to the fact that during the hack, the hackers gained access to more than 150 mailboxes of employees, including emails and attachments.
“Thus, they obtained data that can be used for future attacks, as well as a list of potential targets in virtually all important state institutions”, – stated in the message.
We will remind, in Brussels held a meeting of the NATO defense Ministers about the hacker attacks Russia and attempts to undermine the cyber security of the democratic world. States NATO irritated GRU attempts of Russia to interfere in the work of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons, including attempts to steal documents about the crash of flight MH17 and hacker attacks worldwide. In connection with the defense Ministers held consultations in the headquarters of the Alliance.
As reported by the portal Znayu NATO Putin threatened war. In the case of a cyber attack by Russian hackers, each of the NATO countries can individually or jointly, to use armed force against the aggressor country of Russia.
Also Znayu wrote Cyber attack returned Ukrzaliznytsya in 1978.
Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.