Cyber attack on UK’s Defence Academy had ‘significant’ impact, officer in charge at the time reveals

Deborah Haynes reports:

A cyber attack – possibly by China or Russia – hit the academic arm of the UK’s Ministry of Defence and had a “significant” impact, the officer in charge at the time has revealed.

Air Marshal Edward Stringer, who retired from the armed forces in August, said the “sophisticated” hack – discovered last March – prompted the Defence Academy to accelerate plans for its entire network to be rebuilt and made more resilient.

Read more at Sky News.

About the author: Dissent

Comments are closed.