Syria news latest: Russia ‘could launch cyber warfare within weeks’ after US-led military action, expert warns


Russia could “launch cyber warfare within weeks” in retaliation to US-led airstrikes on Syria bringing down City firms, the UK transport network and the NHS, experts have warned.

Theresa May hailed “targeted and limited” action on key sites of Syria’s chemical weapons regime “a success” while Donald Trump branded the offensive “perfectly executed”.

But Russia warned of “consequences” following the strike which has left the Prime Minister facing questions over why the decision was not put to a parliamentary vote.

Now experts have said the action in retaliation to a suspected chemical attack in Douma a week ago could lead to “cyber warfare”.

British academic Michael Clarke who specialises in defence told the Sunday Mirror an attack could be imminent in the next two or three weeks.

“I suspect Russia will choose

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