Automatic defences to stop hackers hijacking websites or spoofing official domains will get a boost from a £1.9bn government cybersecurity strategy. Chancellor Philip Hammond will give details of the plans in a speech later. Other defences that intercept booby-trapped emails or shut down thieves impersonating bank websites will also be expanded. The strategy will also help enlarge specialist police units that tackle organised online gangs. Some cash will go towards education and training of cybersecurity experts. Mr Hammond is expected to formally launch the scheme, called the National Cyber Security Strategy, on Tuesday.
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