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Russian hackers targeting opponents of Ukraine invasion, warns GCHQ chief

Russian operatives trying to escalate online conflict and seeking targets in countries opposing war, says Jeremy Fleming

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Russian hackers are seeking to target western countries supporting Ukraine in its efforts to resist Moscow’s invasion, the head of GCHQ has said.

Jeremy Fleming, the director of the British spy agency, said in a speech on Tuesday morning that while fears of a fully fledged online war between Russia and Ukraine had perhaps failed to materialise, there remained “plenty” of cyber activity as part of the conflict.

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