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GEOCRIME: Poland lays Cyber-attack blame squarely at Putin´s feet!

GEOCRIME: Poland lays Cyber-attack blame squarely at Putin´s feet!
By Iain Fraser - Geopolitical & Cybersecurity Journalist - Geopolitical Intelligence Network

Poland has said that a recent cyber attack on their internal tax and revenue website the DDoS (Dedicated Denial of Service) attack blocked users from filing their tax returns online, has been clearly identified as a Russian attack orchestrated on the command of diminutive Dictator Vladimir Putin.

The attack comes amid high-level Geopolitical turmoil between Warsaw and Moscow  tension, sparked predominantly by Russia´s illegal invasion of its neighbour and "sovereign state" Ukraine

Polish spokesman Janusz Cieszynski, Secretary of State at the Government Plenipotentiary for Cyber Security told broadcaster Polsat News that "Russians are responsible for yesterday's attack, it must be made clear. We have information that makes it very likely that this was the adversary," 

The West has always been aware that Putin and his Russian trolls are global leaders in hacking favouring DDoS style and Ransomware attacks and certainly uses cyber-espionage against foreign governments. In keeping with the ´party line´ Moscow has consistently denied that it carries out any hacking operations. Learn More /...

Iain Fraser - Cybersecurity Journalist

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