cybersec5Andrew N. Liaropoulos
(Assistant Professor, Department of International and European Studies,
University of Piraeus, Greece)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 18 July 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Over the past months, Greek governmental websites have been attacked and as a result, many of them went offline. Websites affected by the cyber-attacks included among others the Greek Parliament, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance, the National Intelligence Service, the Athens Stock Market and several Greek businesses. Media reports have attributed the attacks to Turkish hackers. After the attacks were revealed, a Greek hacker-group called Anonymous Greece, responded by launching cyber-attacks on Turkish websites. Such incidents are common and take place on a daily basis. Nevertheless, cyber-attacks consist only one part of the answer to our question. ... Read more