Putin may be ‘playing a long game’ on the cyber front, with attacks under way but not fully understood
- Russia-Ukraine war: latest updates
The war in Ukraine has come with an ever-present threat of cyber catastrophe, as experts and US military officials remain on high alert for potential hacks. And while the big one has yet to come, the battle online continues to escalate.
UK intelligence officers warned on Thursday that Russia was increasingly seeking out cyber targets as its ground military campaign in Ukraine stalls. Additional reports on Wednesday revealed Russian hackers recently attempted to penetrate the networks of Nato and the militaries of some eastern European countries.