UK names Russia as source of NotPetya, USA follows suit

The United Kingdon’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has formally “attributed the NotPetya cyber-attack to the Russian Government”, specifically the nation’s military.

“The decision to publicly attribute this incident underlines the fact that the UK and its allies will not tolerate malicious cyber activity,” said a February-15th-dated statement from Foreign Office Minister for Cyber Security Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon.

The statement was issued after the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre concluded “the Russian military was almost certainly responsible for the destructive NotPetya cyber-attack of June 2017.”

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Source: The Register