EU imposes first sanctions under cyber-attack regime

The EU has imposed sanctions (asset freeze and travel ban) on 6 people and 3 entities for their involvement in the “Wannacry”, “NotPetra”, “Operation Cloud Hopper” cyber-attacks, and attempted attack on the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). These are the first designations under the EU’s cyber sanctions regime. Those listed are said to be responsible for or …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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