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3rd June 2016
Policy paper

Report by The Henry Jackson Society reveals the increasing threat to the West from Russia of cyber-attacks.

The paper, entitled “Putin’s Cyberwarfare: Russia’s Statecraft in the Fifth Domain”, highlights that, over recent years, hackers working for the Kremlin have attacked a number of Western targets, including: a French television network; a German steelmaker; the Polish stock market; and the US State Department.

The paper was released on the same day that Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, was warning of an increasing threat from Russia against the UK. Speaking before the House of Commons’ Defence Committee,...