Russian hackers 'probably swayed Brexit vote', says Ben Bradshaw MP

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  1. Aptrgangr nulla crux, nulla corona

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    Russian hackers 'probably swayed Brexit vote', says Ben Bradshaw MP

    Remain campaigner Ben Bradshaw questions June's referendum result - and says the UK must "wake up" to Russian tactics.

    By Jon Craig, Chief Political Correspondent

    Russian hackers "probably" swayed the EU referendum vote in favour of Brexit, a former Labour minister has claimed in the Commons.

    Leading Remain campaigner Ben Bradshaw questioned the validity of the result in June, claiming people were underestimating the extent of cyber warfare by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    His extraordinary claim came in an emergency Commons debate on the latest developments in Syria, where President Bashar Assad's Russian-backed forces have been storming the city of Aleppo.

    But his allegation was given short shrift by Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman, who responded: "I have not come across any evidence that Russian cyber warfare was used to influence the referendum." (...)

    http://news.sky.com/story/russian-hackers-probably-swayed-brexit-vote-says-ben-bradshaw-mp-10694779


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    The Soviet Union disintegrated because of senility and mental retardation of its elites. Looks like the same process is now happening in the West.
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    What does Kevin Mitnick think about all this?

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