Britain condemns hacker attack on Ukrainian state websites

Britain condemns hacker attack on Ukrainian state websites

British Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss

NATO will expand cooperation with Ukraine in the field of cybersecurity, the head of the British Foreign Office stressed.

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss expressed condemnation in connection with a large-scale hacker attack aimed at the websites of the Ukrainian government. About this she wrote on Friday, January 14, on his Twitter account.

“The United Kingdom condemns today’s cyber attacks against the Ukrainian government. NATO will expand cooperation with Ukraine in the field of cyber security,” the message says.

Truss also said that Britain and its allies will assist Ukraine with the help of experts in the region.

Recall that on the night of January 14, a serious cyber attack was carried out against Ukraine, as a result of which about 70 government and regional websites went out of order. So, the websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Emergency Service, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Sports, the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy, the Ministry of Finance and others did not work for several hours.

According to experts from the Center for Strategic Communications and Information Security, the attack was carried out by the Russian Federation.

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