Central intelligence Agency (CIA) began developing a secret cyber-campaign against Russia, reports NBC News, citing intelligence sources. According to interlocutors of the channel, in preparation for the operation of intelligence agencies are developing ways to compromise and choose the target of attack.
According to current and former officials, the CIA must submit to the White house options for large-scale underground operations, the purpose of which is to create problems, “the Kremlin leadership”.
As told by retired Admiral James Stavridis, the US needs to attack “Russia’s ability to censor domestic Internet traffic”. In addition, we plan to identify “financial transactions President Vladimir Putin and his associates”.
“We always hesitated to use a variety of tools that we have, but now a political decision,” — said an unnamed former officer.