Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Secretary of State John Kerry in Moscow on March 24, 2016. (State Department photo)

EU to Run War Games to Prepare for Russian and Chinese Cyber Attacks

The EU is to conduct war games to prepare for Russian and Chinese cyber-attacks, in response to a series of incidents that alarmed European governments.

Pekka Haavisto, Finland’s foreign minister, said an increase in the prevalence of meddling required a reaction from the 28 member states. During meetings in Helsinki in July and September, EU interior and finance ministers will be asked to manage fictional scenarios.

Finland, which takes over the EU’s rotating presidency on 1 July, believes Russia was responsible for blocking GPS signals last October when Finnish forces took part in Nato military exercises in Norway.

Read more at the Guardian

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