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Cyber-attack on UK’s Defence Academy caused ‘significant’ damage

Former senior officer says unsolved hack of MoD training school systems did not succeed but still had costs

A cyber-attack on the UK’s Defence Academy caused “significant” damage, a retired high-ranking officer has revealed.

Air Marshal Edward Stringer, who left the armed forces in August, told Sky News the attack, which was discovered in March 2021, meant the Defence Academy was forced to rebuild its network.