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Aug 17, 2018 5 tweets 7 min read
EXCLUSIVE: GPs for @BritishArmy @RoyalNavy & @RoyalAirForce warn that chronic IT failures at military medical practices are putting lives at risk. They accuse @DefenceHQ of refusing to acknowledge problem despite raising alarm since 2016.
@Smyth_Chris @BritishArmy @RoyalNavy @RoyalAirForce @DefenceHQ @Smyth_Chris A log of IT woe makes grim reading & counters MoD insistence that there’s no issue. One GP I spoke to said stress caused when patient care is endangered by computers freezing, printers malfunctioning & data being lost is worse than deploying to Afghanistan
Apr 16, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
BREAK – UK & US issue unprecedented alert against Russia “malicious cyber activity”, accusing Kremlin of “coordinated campaign” to exploit Internet infrastructure – routers, switches, firewalls compromised, millions of machines globally affected US and UK officials warn of risk of Russia using its position within networks and routers across the world to launch offensive cyber operations - "it is a tremendous weapon in the hands of an adversary"