09:54 11 May 2022

Canada provides Ukraine with cyber assistance and intelligence on cyber threats

Canada provides cyber ​​assistance and intelligence on cyber ​​threats to Ukraine and condemns russian cyber-attack ahead of the military invasion

Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly announced this, Ukrinform quotes.

"Canada strongly condemns Russia's destructive cyber activities against the European telecommunications sector on February 24, 2022. Canada is joining its partners and allies in attributing these activities to russia," she said.

"According to Canada, the russian military is behind this incident. russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine, its harmful cyber activities, and outrageous disinformation campaigns are unacceptable and must be stopped," Joly added.

The foreign minister stressed that Canada "shares valuable intelligence on cyber threats and provides valuable cyber assistance to Ukraine in an effort to strengthen its defense against russia's unjustified and illegal invasion."

"This incident draws attention to a sequence of destructive cyber actions that demonstrate contempt for the rules-based international order.

These actions also show russia's readiness to use its cyber capabilities irresponsibly," Joly said.

To recap, the Declaration of the EU High Representative on behalf of all 27 EU member states was published on the European Council's website on Tuesday, which also condemned russia's cyberattack on Ukraine and its critical infrastructure on February 24.

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