The British government is certainly concerned. It is spending £1.9bn on new infrastructure – and new experts – to ramp up the country’s cyber defenses.
At the same time, the head of MI5 has singled out the Russians for particular criticism.
“It is using its whole range of state organs and powers to push its foreign policy abroad in increasingly aggressive ways – involving propaganda, espionage, subversion and cyberattacks,” said Andrew Parker in an interview with The Guardian.
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