• Kerry announced the US response to hacking attacks from Russia

  • U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that the decision about the response to Russia hacker attack American servers, was adopted by U.S. President Barack Obama for a long time. The head of the state Department said in an interview with the network edition of Wired.

    According to him, the answer will follow, when the President deems it necessary, its effects can be invisible to the General public.

    At the same time, the head of the state Department said that Washington is not interested in the beginning of the confrontation with Moscow in cyberprotest. "We don't want to slide down along the way. We had the arms race, when we increased its nuclear capabilities. The last thing we need is a cyber arms race," — said Kerry.

    17 October this year it became known that the US administration considers various responses to Russia's actions, which Washington has accused of hacking and intention to influence the election of the President. White house spokesman Josh earnest said that Barack Obama "is considering appropriate responses in respect of Russian attempts to undermine our political system, whatever decision was made, we hardly announce it in advance".

    Three days earlier reported, the Obama administration is considering an unprecedented secret cyber operations against Russia in response to alleged Russian interference in the election campaign. According to intelligence sources, the CIA was requested to submit to the White house options for the implementation of a large-scale operation aimed at discrediting "of the Kremlin leadership".

    In the summer of this year it became known about hacking servers of the National Committee of the US Democratic party and the party Committee of the Congressional. Democrats have suggested that the attack — the handiwork of Russian hackers, and Moscow is thus trying to affect the election results. Russia consistently denies allegations.

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