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November 2, 2016

Philip Hammond accuses Russia of taking down TV network and electricity companies with cyber attacks

Henry Jackson Society
Dr. Andrew Foxall

Originally posted by The Sun.

PHILIP Hammond has accused Russia of taking down an entire TV network as well as electricity companies with devastating cyber attacks.

He was backed by Dr Andrew Foxall of the Henry Jackson Society think tank.

Cyber expert Dr Foxall said: “Russia is a revisionist power, and is aggressively pursuing its approach through various means, including cyberwarfare.

“Today’s announcement by the Chancellor is a welcome recognition by the Government of the very serious threat posed by Russia to the UK in the cyber domain.”

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Dr. Andrew Foxall

About Dr. Andrew Foxall

Dr Andrew Foxall is Director of Research and Director of the Russia and Eurasia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society. His research focuses on economic, political and security trends in Russia and the Former Soviet Union.

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