Britain’s energy companies were hacked on the day of the General Election by computer criminals believed to have been backed by Russia. The Government’s electronic spy agency GCHQ said in an official report sent to the energy sector that companies “are likely to have been compromised” in the wake of the attack launched on June 8. The report accuses “state-sponsored hostile threat actors” of being responsible for the cyber attack, which may also have targeted water companies and the manufacturing industry.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Telegraph