Following Threat on Ex-Spy, UK very Cautious of Cyber Attack from Russia
Within days following Theresa May Prime Minister of United Kingdom saying she wouldn't allow twenty three Russian diplomats to continue office in the country in connection with certain Russian ex-spy becoming victim of attack in Britain in the accompaniment of his daughter, Russia has given back with expulsion of Britain's diplomats from the country.
Water companies, energy generators and banks in Britain are all reportedly alerted from a probable online assault by Russia as diplomatic confrontation escalates among the two nations. Apprehensions about Moscow's potential attack on UK's critical infrastructures arose with the ambassador of Russia deployed at European Union indicating one research laboratory in UK was likely behind a lethal nerve agent employed within the assault aimed at Sergei Skripal along with Yulia, his daughter.
Evidently, UK government is tackling as well as fighting destructive Russian cyber operations among which are included the country's efforts towards meddling with U.S. elections, executing hackings into critical infrastructures, and causing damaging cyber-assaults.
The activities were aimed at some twenty five organizations and individuals from Russia, especially the Internet Research Agency, one troll farm tied to Kremlin which tried meddling with the election. Apparently, FSB was involved in attacking American administration's officials handling cyber-security, the country's armed forces, diplomatic affairs, the White House together with very important Russian politicians and journalists.
The Special Branch of Britain looking after security and intelligence is probing death threats imposed on one other Russian dissident sheltered within UK after he got several threatening e-mails telling about him facing similar destiny as Skripal. Mirror.co.uk posted this, March 17, 2018.
And even as Russia claims no participation within the happening of 4th March, globally countries agree that the government was in fair possibility responsible for it. On March 15, the French, German, British and American leaders jointly condemned Moscow as behind the assault targeting Skripal. According to them, there wasn't any possible alternative explanation as to which person executed the assault while the incident implied poor security of every citizen of the said countries.
According to the Foreign Secretary, Russia explored methods for launching nerve agents possibly to carry out assassinations over the past decade.
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