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U.S. and U.K. Are Blaming Russia for a Global Hacking Campaign and Giving Advice on How to Thwart It

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The U.S., U.K. and Australia have all accused Russia of being behind the mass hacking of computer networks around the world since 2017. Russian state-sponsored hackers are using the attacks to conduct espionage and to steal intellectual property, the countries said.
This is the second time this year that the U.S. and U.K. have attributed cyberattacks on Russia, following their unprecedented attribution in February of last year's extremely expensive NotPetya attack. It is also the first time that British and American agencies have combined such an announcement with technical advice on...
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After Detailing Russian Hack, White House Cyber 'Czar' Announces Departure

After Detailing Russian Hack, White House Cyber 'Czar' Announces Departure

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Rob Joyce said he was stepping down hours after a joint U.S., U.K. and Australia statement blaming the Kremlin for an a cyber attack last year.
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Sterling and metals shine brightest as risk appetite returns

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LONDON - A gradual return of risk appetite lifted world shares on Tuesday, while there were milestones aplenty as sterling hit a post-Brexit high and U.S. sanctions on Russia drove aluminum prices to a 7-year peak.
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Government watchdogs slam Trump Cabinet on spending

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WASHINGTON ' U.S. government watchdogs rapped two members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet on Monday over their spending last year, adding pressure on an administration already roiled by ethics complaints.
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The U.S. and U.K Warn That Russia Is Targeting Global Internet Routers for Espionage

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Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage.
The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks.
A joint statement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the U.K.'s National Cyber Security Centre said the main targets include “government and private-sector organizations,” as well as providers of “critical...
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