Pontificating Prats r Us
"But Hague also warned of increasing dangers. He said emails with ZeuS malware were sent to the UK government and "a large number of emails bypassed some of our filters". "
In other words, and it is most inconvenient, some emails actually got delivered to the likes of Wee Willies acting as government. And we can't have that sort of nonsense, can we, Wee Willie.
Get used to it, says we, says I. Hiding behind firewalls and minions is so yesterday man and no way to be behaving in government nowadays.
Hague got one thing right though. There is increased danger for sad and mad and bad fools and especially whenever they wonder and/or wander into fields they haven't a baldy notion on, in creative cyberspace.
What happens whenever one realises that access to governments and their puppets is deliberately restricted so that they can try to plead ignorance of wider developments which could and would render them compromised and revealed as personally unfit for future purpose, is that others elsewhere benefit greatly and that could create even bigger problems for those at home, and especially so whenever the reasons for foreign possession of key and leading home-grown IP is because of all of the above.