The Minister of defence of Poland, Anthony Macierewicz announced that in Poland will be created kibervoyska. It is reported Onet Wiadomosci.
“The destruction of sites and infecting their false reports, fake news, can be created whole societies. It is important to realize and remember that our main opponent has made information one of its most important weapons, and every day he tries to influence the formation of consciousness, in our minds and attitude to the events,” said Makarevich, speaking at a cybersecurity Forum in Krakow.
Macierewicz directly accused of such actions of Russia. “During the illegal referendum in Catalonia Russian hackers helped the organizers of the plebiscite to circumvent the blockade of the online voting system, created by the Spanish government,” — said the head of the Polish defense Ministry. However, no evidence of his words he had not.
The forum with participation of Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo, which announced the creation of the Department of cyber security, according to Radio Poland. “War in cyber space, information war, technological war, hacker attack on infrastructure, banking and economic sectors are only some aspects of threats that should be kept in mind,” stressed the Prime Minister.
A referendum on Catalan independence took place on 1 October, more than 90 percent of those who voted for secession of the region from Spain. The Central government tried to prevent the holding of the plebiscite, including power methods. Suffered 893 people.
On 7 September it was reported that in the Finnish capital Helsinki has opened a European centre to counter hybrid threats. In the new structure involving 12 countries: Finland, Sweden, Norway, USA, France, Germany, UK, Spain, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It is expected that future work will be joined by other States. Center for hybrid threats also works closely with the European Union and NATO.