VLADIVOSTOK, August 26. /TASS/. Software of foreign technical intelligence services has been detected in the information systems of Russian government bodies, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev said on Wednesday.
"There is presence of software of foreign technical intelligence services’ in information systems," Patrushev told a meeting in Vladivostok, Russia’s Far East, focused on information security.
"Today specialists register a significant increase in the number of computer attacks on information and telecommunications networks and information systems of government bodies," he added.
Patrushev stressed that in this context Russia’s information protection system needs to be improved. Recent checks carried out by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in some regions of the Far East found that the measures to protect information there are low-efficient.