WADA Director General accused Russia of hackers attacks and threats

Source : 112 Ukraine

"Every day, for three weeks we faced with hacking attempts", - said Niggli
21:45, 2 September 2016

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The Director General of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Olivier Niggli in his interview with Norwegian broadcasting company NRK told about the regular attacks on agency servers by Russian hackers.

"Every day, for three weeks we were faced with attempts to hack our servers. It happens all the time and is very annoying." - Niggli said.

"We have sufficient reason to suspect that it is hackers from Russia and they are familiar to Western governments.", - He added.

He also added that the criminals seem to placed the listening devices in houses of informants, and even attempted to steal their belongings.

Earlier WADA and CAS reported about attempts of hacker attacks on their servers.

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