The National Cyber Security Centre – a part of GCHQ – Fourth Annual Review reveals that the organisation defended the UK from 723 cyber incidents in the last year.
The Foreign Secretary has confirmed the UK will enforce asset freezes and travel bans on those involved.
The National Cyber Security Centre say that Russia has been warned by UK and its allies against further destructive cyber attacks.
The National Cyber Security Centre has issued an alert to the academic sector following a spate of online attacks against UK schools, colleges and universities.
Earlier in the year, US Senator Tom Cotton warned that the UK’s decision to allow Huawei to build aspects of its 5G network "raises too great a risk for us to have that advanced aircraft in any nation with this system", he said speaking of US F-35 deployments in the UK.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, notably including TikTok, over allegations China is using them to collect intelligence on users.
Contracts worth £4.8m had reportedly been awarded to the developer VMWare Pivotal Labs for the abandoned a three-month attempt undertaken by the UK Government to create their own version of the technology.
A new Cyber Regiment has been launched to "protect frontline operations from digital attack", Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has announced.
The US National Security Agency has published an advisory regarding the GRU - the Russian military intelligence service.
The National Cyber Security Centre has been supporting the development of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app.