the UK Government is considering the possibility of secret cyber attacks against Russia in response to the poisoning of the Salisbury ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. About this newspaper the Times, citing a senior source in the British Cabinet.
According to the companion publication, “the use of hacking programs in response to the incident in Salisbury can be quite a probable option.”
according to the newspaper, the British Ministry of defense and the government of the country accelerates the development of collaborative malicious cibachrome. In particular, this operation aimed against Russia could include “attack on the computer networks of the Kremlin and the sites publishing “fake news””.
Prime Minister Theresa may said on 12 March that a high degree of probability to the poisoning Skripal involved in the Russian leadership. She has given Moscow until the evening of 13 March to provide detailed explanations. Otherwise, the head of the government has threatened more severe measures against Russia.
the Russian foreign Ministry called the statement may “circus show in the British Parliament.” The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that London has not provided any evidence or official inquiry in connection with this case.