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25 million cyber attacks in Russia during FIFA World Cup

By Vicky Nanjappa
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    Moscow, July 17: Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks.

    25 million cyber attacks in Russia during FIFA World Cup

    "During the period of the World Cup, almost 25 million cyber-attacks and other criminal acts on the information structures in Russia, linked in one way or another to the World Cup, were neutralised," Putin said during a meeting yesterday with security services.

    The comments were reported by the Kremlin.

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