I bet she gets told Five Eyes is now Four Eyes

Jacinda Ardern is going to a meeting of Five Eyes partners. Quote:

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will attend a security and intelligence meeting with her British, Australian, and Canadian counterparts today amid accusations that Russia is behind cyberattacks on millions of computers around the world.

Ardern is seeking advice from the GCSB (Government Communications Security Bureau) on whether New Zealand has been hit by the cyber attacks.

British Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday she would be meeting Ardern, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for an intelligence partners meeting.

The countries are members of the five-nation Five Eyes intelligence-sharing partnership, which also includes the United States.

The leaders will reportedly meet ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Chogm) in London.

Australia, the US and Britain allege hackers have infected computer routers and firewalls around the world in a cyber-espionage campaign targeting government agencies, businesses, critical infrastructure providers and the internet service providers (ISPs) supporting those sectors.

Speaking to reporters in Berlin following a meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ardern said she was aware of the issue.

“I am awaiting advice from the GCSB on that. But as I say, we have attributed cyberattacks to Russia in the past and it’s highly likely that a number of the issues that we’ve seen in New Zealand could be attributed that way in the future,” Ardern said.

White House cybersecurity co-ordinator Rob Joyce said it was confident Russia had carried out a co-ordinated campaign “to compromise … routers, residential and business – the things you and I have in our home”. End quote.

I bet she also gets told that because she has opened the gates to her pals Fisher, Manning, Hager and the former Soviet ‘diplomat’, Five Eyes is now Four Eyes. ‘Thanks for coming Ms Ardern, see yourself out, watch the door doesn’t hit you in the ass on way out.’


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