Ukraine PM’s office hit by cyber attack linked to Russia

By Sam Jones, Defence and Security Editor

Dozens of computers in the Ukrainian prime minister’s office and at least 10 of Ukraine’s embassies abroad have been infected with a virulent cyber espionage weapon linked to Russia.

The cyber attack has also affected embassies in eastern Europe of at least nine countries including Germany, China, Poland and Belgium. Sensitive diplomatic information has been made available to the perpetrators of the attack as a result.

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