Over 25 million cyber attacks detected in 2018 World Cup infrastructure, Russia says
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Over 25 million cyber attacks detected in 2018 World Cup infrastructure, Russia says

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Moscow, Dec 11 : The information infrastructure of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which Russia hosted this summer, has been targeted by over 25 million cyberattacks, Nikolai Murashov, deputy director of the Russian National Cyberthreat Response Center, said on Tuesday.

"The information structure of the football World Cup alone has been targeted by over 25 million malicious attacks," Murashov said at a briefing.The World Cup was held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities located across Russia.

On November 7, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said that Russian intelligence services had prevented a number of terror attacks during the tournament. (UNI)

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