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FBI and Homeland Security accuse Russia of cyberattacks on US infrastructure

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FBI and Homeland Security accuse Russia of cyberattacks on US infrastructure

FBI and Homeland Security accuse Russia of cyberattacks on US infrastructure The US Treasury also placed sanctions on Russian hackers over election meddling and last year’s NotPetya ransomware attack. Infrastructure hacks: A joint alert from the FBI and Homeland Security Department explains that “since at least March 2016, Russian government cyber actors have also targeted U.S. government entities and multiple U.S. critical infrastructure sectors, including the energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors.” Direct action: The US Treasury  has placed sanctions on five groups and 19 individuals from Russia for their involvement with “nefarious [cyber] attacks.” It specifically mentions...

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