By AARON BERNSTEINAssociated Press – FEBRUARY 07, 2020, 9:05:28The United States is sending a warning to other countries against using cyberattacks to damage US interests and intelligence networks.
The warning comes after several states warned of cyberattacks by foreign powers targeting the U.S. and the West.
The United Nations Security Council last week unanimously adopted a resolution to tighten sanctions on Russia for its alleged role in the hacks of the Democratic National Committee and other organizations.
The White House said in a statement Tuesday that the cyberthreats are a threat to the United States.
“The United Kingdom and other countries are doing everything they can to limit and contain the spread of these malicious cyberattacks,” White House spokesman Michael Short said.
“These malicious cyber attacks are dangerous and destructive to the interests of the United Kingdom, and it’s essential that they are stopped.
This is a serious threat to our security, and we urge the governments of other countries to work with us to prevent it from happening again.”
The cyberattacks that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called “a new form of warfare” have targeted U.K. officials, and U.T.O. companies, but also the government of the Czech Republic, which hosted an intelligence gathering operation with the U,T.o.
The operation was reportedly conducted in cooperation with the Chinese.
Czech officials said they have been cooperating with U.P.S., but did not elaborate.
The U.H.S.-sponsored operations have also targeted diplomats in Germany, Germany, France and Britain.
S and other nations have been trying to clamp down on cyberattacks since the start of the year.
In December, the U