Expert says UK government is too preoccupied with launching cyber attacks

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Cambridge professor says only 10 per cent of UK's cyber security war chest is devoted to defence

A security expert has claimed that the UK is devoting most of its cyber crime fighting efforts to cyber attack, leaving limited resources for defence. Speaking exclusively to Computing, Ross Anderson,...

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