Hackers Linked to Russian Government Targeted Swiss Chemical Weapons Experts

The Swiss Spiez Laboratory, which specializes in the prevention of chemical, biological and atomic warfare, was apparently attacked by a group of hackers linked to Russia’s secret service.

The canton of Bern-based laboratory was apparently targeted for its role in the investigation into the Skripals’ poisoning in the UK.

The former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with the Novichok nerve agent in the British town of Salisbury on March 4th, 2018. The attack has been widely attributed to the Russian government, which continues to deny any involvement.

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