Putin can cause EU disaster with ‘untold damage’ by targeting nuclear plants: ‘Act of war’

24.04.2022

For Russian President Vladimir Putin, the invasion of Ukraine is going far worse than expected, with Ukraine’s president claiming that an estimated 20,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in the conflict.  As Russia deals with losses in the war and economic hits from Western sanctions, experts have warned that Putin is already trying to retaliate with a series of cyberattacks aimed at institutions across the EU and the UK.

Aside from usual targets, which include the NHS, banking services, and major companies, an expert has warned that Putin may target companies that deal with “risky materials”, potentially leading to devastating consequences.

Speaking to Express.co.uk, Reuven Aronashvili, CEO and Co-Founder of cybersecurity firm CYE, said Europe is currently under attack not only from cyber hackers that work directly under Putin but also “cyber security gangs that are standing with Russia”.

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