Brace for Russian cyber attacks over Ukraine, Britain says


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  • Friday, 28 Jan 2022

FILE PHOTO: A laptop screen displays a warning message in Ukrainian, Russian and Polish, that appeared on the official website of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry after a cyberattack, in this illustration taken January 14, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/Illustration/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain warned businesses on Friday to bolster their defences against possible Russian cyber attacks as the crisis over Ukraine deepened.

"UK organisations are being urged to bolster their cyber security resilience in response to the malicious cyber incidents in and around Ukraine," Britain's National Cyber Security Centre said.

Britain's technology minister, Chris Philp, told Times Radio he was concerned about possible cyber attacks.

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by James Davey)

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