German spy chief Kahl warns Russia 'could disrupt elections'
Germany's foreign intelligence chief has warned that Russia could seek to disrupt next year's German elections with cyber attacks.
Bruno Kahl said his agency was aware of cyber attacks with no other purpose than "causing political uncertainty".
"Europe is in the focus of this attempted disruption, and Germany in particular," he told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily.
Russia or Russia-linked groups have been regularly accused of such attacks.
Although campaigning for federal elections next autumn has not yet begun, Angela Merkel announced last week that she would be seeking... read more
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