Ban Ki-Moon Urges UN Members to Prevent Spread of Cyberterrorism

© Flickr / powtacThis rise in the incidence and severity of cyber-attacks is very concerning to the United Nations and to all of us
This rise in the incidence and severity of cyber-attacks is very concerning to the United Nations and to all of us - Sputnik International
Subscribe
US
India
Global
The UN press release said that UN Secretary-General called UN member states to combat the outbreak of cyberterrorism.

UNITED NATIONS, December 23 (Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called UN member states to combat the outbreak of cyberterrorism, the UN press release said.

"This rise in the incidence and severity of cyber-attacks is very concerning to the United Nations and to all of us. I sincerely hope that the United Nations and the whole international community should work very closely to prevent this kind of senseless cyber-attack," Ban said in a press release published on the United Nations website Monday.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Secretary of State Kerry that - Sputnik International
FM Wang to Kerry: China Against All Forms of Cyber-Attacks, Cyber Terrorism

The statement came in the light of the last week's decision by Sony Pictures to cancel the premier of "The Interview", a comedy about an assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, amid threats of retaliation from an anonymous hacking group if the company showed the film.

US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that state-backed hackers from North Korea could be the culprit in the November 24 Sony hacking scandal.

Newsfeed
0
To participate in the discussion
log in or register
loader
Chats
Заголовок открываемого материала