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skuthorp
10-04-2018, 04:17 PM
The Dutch even caught them in the act but they all had diplomatic passports.
Cyber attacks in Holland, Switzerland, the US, likely elsewhere. The attacks on WADA were likely as a revenge for the discovery of Russian doping at the Olympics.

"A Russian cyber-attack on the headquarters of the international chemical weapons watchdog was disrupted by Dutch military intelligence just weeks after the Salisbury novichok attack, it emerged on Thursday, amid fresh revelations of spying that escalated the diplomatic war between the west and Vladimir Putin.
The incident, which was thwarted with the help of British intelligence officials, came after the Sandworm cybercrime unit of the Russian military intelligence agency GRU had attempted unsuccessfully to hack the UK Foreign Office in March and the Porton Down chemical weapons facility in April."

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/04/netherlands-halted-russian-cyber-attack-on-chemical-weapons-body

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/britain-directly-blames-russian-military-intelligence-for-broad-range-of-cyberattacks/2018/10/04/13a3a1f8-c7b6-11e8-9158-09630a6d8725_story.html?utm_term=.5cd93337ab10