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Cyberattack on Polish officials carried out from Russian territory,- Poland

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The Russian government and the Kremlin have repeatedly denied carrying out or tolerating cyber attacks
12:43, 19 June 2021

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Top Polish government officials have been hit by a far-reaching cyber attack conducted from Russian territory. It was reported by Polish deputy prime minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski, DW reports.

"The analysis of our services and the secret services of our allies allows us to clearly state that the cyber attack was carried out from the territory of the Russian Federation. Its scale and range are wide," he said on the government website.

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The Russian government and the Kremlin have repeatedly denied carrying out or tolerating cyber attacks following allegations from the United States about cyber attacks on U.S. territory, Ukraine and Saudi Arabia.

As we reported earlier, a cyber attack was carried out against Poland. The country's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki convenes a closed session of parliament. 

Polish government spokesperson Piotr Müller said that the scale of the attacks is large.

"Recently, we have become the object of an unprecedented cyber attack aimed at Poland, at Polish institutions, at individual e-mail users," Müller said.

It is noted that Michał Dworczyk, responsible for the implementation of the National Vaccination Program, stated that he had been attacked by hackers last week. Emails and social media pages belonging to him and his wife were hacked.

Related: Hacker tried to break into government information systems in Moldova

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