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.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters