By: Ruairi Kavanagh, February 22, 2019

Last December, a targeted hacking campaign – using tactics reportedly familiar to an elite unit of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army – compromised Cypriot digital networks, resulting in the leak of 1,100 European Union diplomatic cables. The attack exposed the fragility of cyber-security within European Union networks and gave added weight to those in Cyprus who have warned of the threat of cyber-attacks, and have worked hard to build up the nation’s defences.

. . .

As an island nation with a rich seafaring and shipping tradition, Cyprus also views the threat of maritime cyber-attacks extremely seriously.

Full article: https://www.southeusummit.com/europe/cyprus/cyprus-beefs-up-hacking-defences-as-attacks-show-eu-vulnerabilities/