Russian views – You do not dare:
Western countries will not dare to disconnect Russia from the global Internet, since it is unprofitable for them, said Ruslan Permyakov, deputy director of the NTI Competence Center “Trusted Interaction Technologies”.
Earlier, American media reported that US intelligence agencies offered US President Joe Biden options for a “large-scale cyber attack” against Russia. It was about an attempt to interrupt Internet connections throughout Russia, disrupt railway turnouts and cut off electricity.
Permyakov recalled that Russia is connected to the global Internet, including on the western and eastern borders. Japan, for example, sees its traffic through our territory.
“The loss of the “Russian” piece will create problems with global communications. Therefore, if the disconnection of the Russian Federation from the global Internet will be, then it will be very short-lived, the risk of disconnecting us from the SWIFT system is much greater, ”the expert expressed his opinion.
In his opinion, when the Russian Federation is disconnected from the global Internet, “Russian critical infrastructure should not suffer,” since specialists have done a lot in recent years to be ready for large-scale failures.
A day earlier, Roskomnadzor, in accordance with the decision of the Prosecutor General’s Office, partially restricted access to Facebook. The reason was the violation of posting fake, false, disinformation meant to harm. On February 26, it became known that Facebook, due to a special operation carried out by Russia on the territory of Ukraine, banned Russian state-owned media from placing ads on the social network,
The Russian Central Bank warned customers of Russian banks that fell under blocking sanctions about blocking their cards in ApplePay and GooglePay payment services. We are talking about VTB, Sovcombank, Novikombank, Promsvyazbank and Otkritie Bank.