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The Security Council compared digital terrorism with weapons of mass destruction


MOSCOW, May 18 The devastating consequences of terrorist use of cybertechnologies will be comparable to those of weapons of mass destruction , said Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Yuri Kokov. At present, the problem of unauthorized interference in the control automation of potentially dangerous and critical facilities, including transport and fuel and energy systems, in order to disrupt their operation and create emergency situations, is becoming increasingly important, noted Kokov, speaking at a meeting with foreign ambassadors in Moscow on Wednesday.Yesterday, 12:11 Deputy Secretaries of the Security Council discuss with the ambassadors the topic of biolaboratoriesAccording to him, we can conclude that the era of digital terrorism is coming, “which, in terms of the scale of possible consequences, can be comparable to weapons of mass destruction.” “Under these conditions, differences between countries remain in assessments and approaches to the role and place of the global network in public life is unacceptable,” Kokov emphasized. interests,” the deputy secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation pointed out. And their use of outright extremists for these purposes creates a fertile ground for terrorists. soil and additional opportunities for online radicalization, negative information and psychological impact on entire states and peoples, provoking interethnic, interfaith and military conflicts,” Kokov added. Today, these weapons are actively used against Russia, the Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation noted. “With its use Russophobic sentiments are kindled in Western countries, the ideology of Nazism and genocide is being promoted against the Russian-speaking population, fabricated false materials about events in Ukraine are being circulated, and access to alternative sources of information is limited. Tomorrow, any other country may be subjected to such an attack and harassment,” Kokov said.

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