MI5 boss Jonathan Evans has warned that companies in the UK are fending off an 'astonishing' level of cyberattacks. Image credit: Security Service
MI5 Fighting 'Astonishing' Level Of Cyber-Attacks -- BBC
MI5 is battling "astonishing" levels of cyber-attacks on UK industry, the intelligence agency's chief has said.
In his first public speech for two years, Jonathan Evans warned internet "vulnerabilities" were being exploited by criminals as well as states.
The attacks were a threat to the integrity of information, he added.
Mr Evans also warned the London 2012 Olympics was an "attractive target" for terrorist groups, but said security preparations were well under way.
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