Germany’s military will launch a cyber command next week as part of an effort to beef up online defences at a time when German spy agencies are warning of increasing cyber attacks by Russia. The German military remains a high-value target for hackers, with some 284,000 complex and professional would-be attacks registered in the first nine weeks of 2017, a ministry spokesman said. No damage had been reported thus far, he added. Cyber attacks on militaries are rising worldwide, with many now creating separate commands to tackle the issue.
ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters
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