The British equivalent of the NSA, the Government Communications Headquarters, is one of the first intelligence agencies to report this new emerging threat. -Vasilis Chronopoulos. 

British intelligence was among the first to raise the alarm over Russia’s hacks of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), alerting their US counterparts in autumn of 2015, according to US intelligence officials.

US officials who helped prepare the classified government report on Russian hacking believe British intelligence was among the first to raise the alarm in autumn of 2015, The New York Times reported, citing two people familiar with the report’s conclusions.

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