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Six Russians accused of the world’s most destructive hacks indicted

reader comments 90 with 56 posters participating Share this story Six men accused of carrying out some of the world’s most destructive hacks—including the NotPetya disk wiper and power grid attacks that knocked out electricity for hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians—have been indicted in US federal court. The indictment said that all six men are… Read More »

Russia’s Fancy Bear hackers likely penetrated a federal agency

Enlarge / SONY DSC Boris SV | Getty Images reader comments 49 with 36 posters participating Share this story A warning that unidentified hackers broke into an agency of the US federal government and stole its data is troubling enough. But it becomes all the more disturbing when those unidentified intruders are identified—and appear likely… Read More »