Spy chief warns the world is on the brink of ‘serious digital sabotage’ that will trigger ‘chaos and disorder’ following WannaCry cyber attack

The world may be close to a ‘serious act of digital sabotage’ which could trigger unrest, ‘chaos and disorder’, Dutch spy chief Rob Bertholee warned Tuesday. Sabotage of critical infrastructure ‘is the kind of thing that might keep you awake at night,’ Bertholee told a timely cyber security conference in The Hague, as global experts grapple with the fallout of a massive cyber attack over the past days. Digital threats ‘are not imaginary, they are everywhere around us,’ the head of the country’s intelligence services (AIVD) told the conference organised by the Dutch government. In my opinion, we might be closer to a serious act of digital sabotage than a lot of people can imagine,’ he told hundreds of experts and officials……..Read More