CIA tipped Belgian military intelligence about hacking Russians’




The Belgian intelligence services have not mentioned that Russian hackers were active in systems of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs itself. Military Intelligence GISS would be tipped by the CIA.

It reports the Standard-based, in his own words, “well-placed sources”. The CIA, the Belgian colleagues at GISS have warned that Russian hackers through the so-called Snake virus had penetrated the computer systems of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In previous posts still got the impression that the Belgian secret service had reported the attacks.

In addition to the tip of the CIA that Russian hackers were active in government systems, the U.S. intelligence would have warned that the attackers were looking for NATO documents on Ukraine. Definitely a secret NATO report would be captured, but presumably there is more stolen.

The Federal Computer Crime Unit, the attack along with the military intelligence and state security service to investigate further. Earlier this week it was decided that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a digital quarantine sites . The measure is among other municipalities impossible to deliver. Longer passports

The Belgian government led by Di Rupo would be furious about the squatters. So Tuesday a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Intelligence and Security., For the first time in two years, The government has the following hacks GCHQ Belgacom released 10 million euros to secure better systems and several million going to the affected ministry. According to experts, the amount available to be much too low,


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