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UK Increasingly Targeted In Cyber Attacks
2011-10-31 09:54:30

The United Kingdom has suffered a series of “disturbing” cyber attacks, including a recent serious, yet unsuccessful, assault on the Foreign Office´s network, Iain Lobban, the director of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), said on Monday. GCHQ, the UK´s spy agency similar to the National Security Agency in the US, handles operations such as intelligence-gathering and code-busting and is the heart of Britain´s cyber defenses. Lobban told British...

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2011-02-04 12:40:59

The Financial Times reported on Friday that Britain is calling for countries to agree on rules for "acceptable behavior" in cyberspace during a time of concern about what is seen as a growing security threat. FT reported that William Hague, U.K. foreign secretary, will offer to host a conference in London this year "to lay the basis for a set of standards on how countries should act in cyberspace." According to the report, Hague gives three examples of attacks on British interests, including...


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