An EU that suspects Russia of being behind the recent attacks that are multiplying.
Cyber attacks are common and Facebook’s recent hacking goes in that direction. On the EU side, we finally want to make concrete decisions, according to AFP, which has obtained a document documenting the exchanges of eight European countries. Among these countries are Romania, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, England, the Netherlands and Denmark. Countries that want to fight against this new form of attack which, although virtual, can have very serious consequences. The goal would be to punish hackers who break the laws on the internet.
EU countries stand against cyber attacks
It is through a document retrieved by AFP that we discover eight European countries, mentioned above, who want stronger penalties against virtual attacks and more specifically the authors. It must be said that the actions seem to multiply in recent months, the one against Facebook having made 30 million victims.
The absence of strong international action gives the impression that cyberattacks will go unpunished … Everyone agrees to impose sanctions, but we must first agree on the legal framework and several questions arise. , including proof of responsibility for the attack.
Countries also point out that attacks have accelerated over the months. Many suspect Russia of being behind these operations and the tension seems to be in full swing in this war of nerves (while maintaining cordial relations). Still, more generally, cyberattacks should be punished by criminal sanctions according to the EU – not just those suspected of being sponsored by Russia.