Exclusive: Italian government official says no classified emails were compromised in attack believed to have lasted more than four months last year
Russia is suspected by Italian officials of being behind a sustained hacking attack against the Italian foreign ministry last year that compromised email communications and lasted for many months before it was detected, according to people familiar with the matter.
An Italian government official confirmed that the attack took place last spring and lasted for more than four months but did not infiltrate an encrypted system used for classified communications.
Authorities face questions after Anis Amri manages to travel over 1,000 miles around Europe in spite of arrest warrant
The hunt for Europe’s most wanted man ended in a gun battle outside a Milan train station in the early hours of Friday but left authorities facing tough questions about how an armed suspected terrorist had been able to travel hundreds of miles on public transport before being caught.
Italy’s interior minister, Marco Minniti, said on Friday that the man shot in Milan was “without a shadow of a doubt” Anis Amri, who is [...]
Anti-establishment Five Star Movement and Northern League call for snap elections following PM’s crushing poll defeat
Matteo Renzi is preparing to formally submit his resignation to Italy’s president after defeat in Sunday’s referendum, as the country faces questions over whether it is on the brink of a takeover by populist and rightwing parties.
The prime minister conceded shortly after midnight on Monday and is expected to head to the presidential palace, the Quirinale, on Monday afternoon.
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