Belgian foreign ministry recovers from cyber-attack

Monday 11 August 2014 | 10:22 CET | News
Belgium's foreign ministry finally has full internet access across all platforms, after it was the victim of repeat cyber-attacks in May, a spokesman for the ministry told the Wall Street Journal. The attack wasn't completely debilitating. The internal system functioned normally throughout, and systems to handle passports and visas were quickly restored, spokesman Henrik van de Velde said. Internet access was restored in June, and in the last few days, mobile network access was switched back on, so now Belgian civil servants can access their emails via smartphone. The system has not been

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