Russia ‘tried to hack Foreign Office’, says British diplomat


Russian cyber intelligence officers tried to hack the UK’s Foreign Office, a British diplomat has said.

Peter Wilson, the UK ambassador in The Hague, said Russian intelligence officers tried to compromise Foreign Office systems with an attack in March.

The accusation comes after Dutch security services said they expelled four Russians over a cyber plot against the global chemical weapons watchdog.

Moscow said the allegations were “not backed by any proof”.

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Source: BBC News