Angela Merkel ‘pained’ by Russian hacking

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in parliament in Berlin, 13 MayImage copyright
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Mrs Merkel was taking questions within the Bundestag

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has confirmed that she was focused by hackers judicious Russian protection drive intelligence (GRU).

She was requested in parliament about a German journal story that the GRU had got emails from her constituency station of enterprise in a hacking attack in 2015.

“It difficulty me,” she said, describing the hacking as “detrimental”.

But the German chancellor added that she would continue to “are attempting for honest correct kin with Russia”.

The 2015 hacking reported by Spiegel journal involved a theft of data from computers within the German parliament.

In 2018, the authorities’s IT community also came below attack, amid stories that Russian hackers hold been also responsible.

The Russian authorities has denied hacking the German parliament’s data.

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