Latest Cyber-Attacks in Serbia Raise Fresh Questions about Defence

Serbia’s inaction in the face of frequent cyber-attacks on public institutions and private companies is a growing concern, cyber security expert Ivan Markovic has told BIRN, after the online forum he co-founded reported that a server used by the Serbian army had been breached and state energy company Elektroprivreda Srbije, EPS, had been hit with ransomware.

The army and the defence ministry have not commented on the report in December by Bezbedan Balkan [Secure Balkan] and did not respond to requests for comment for this story, while the National Centre for the Prevention of Security Risks, CERT, said the defence ministry has no obligation to report any such incidents to CERT.

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Source: BalkanInsight