BRUSSELS, 16 May. (EUROPE PRESS) -
The European Union extends until 2025 the sanctions for massive cyberattacks against the Member States and that affect eight people and four entities.
This is the community response to the attempt to attack multilateral organizations and institutions such as the Bundestag and those publicly known as 'WannaCry'.
Thanks to this tool, the Twenty-seven can impose sanctions to prevent, deter and respond to malicious computer activities directed against the EU or its Member States.
Although the list will be reviewed every 12 months, with this decision to extend the sanctions framework for three years, the EU "shows the strong commitment to improve its resilience and capacity to prevent, deter, deter and respond to cyber threats", it has reported. the Council of the European Union.
The sanctions framework dates back to 2019, when the EU established this instrument to respond to the wave of cyberattacks, including the one suffered by the Bundestag in 2015 and for which the Twenty-seven punish two senior Russian officials and a Russian entity.