The Netherlands has declared cyberwar Russia
Holland is in a state of “cyber war” with Russia, on this day, 14 October, said the Minister of defence of the ANC, Bijleveld in an interview WNL. It is connected with the alleged attempt of a hacker attack from Russia to the OPCW.
“What happened, really dangerous,” said Bijleveld in an interview with Dutch TV channel, referring to the incident that occurred in April in the headquarters of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW).
On the question of whether to call the current situation between the two countries “cybervalley,” she replied in the affirmative: “Yes, that is the case”.
“People are always trying to interfere in our lives and influence our democracy. We must get rid of indifference in this area and to take action. That is why we have decided to make this incident public.”
After these incidents, the Ministry of defense increased its budget in case of a “cyber war”.
“We began to invest more in intelligence to be able to see what’s happening, and take action if necessary”.
In addition, Mrs. Bijleveld added that NATO was also considered a proposal by the Netherlands to use “cybercombat”.
The purpose of the alleged hacking attempts “Russian hackers” network of the OPCW, which was followed by this “cyberwar” has been associated with fatal poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in London.