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US government strikes back at Kremlin for SolarWinds hack campaign

Matt Anderson Photography/Getty Images reader comments 29 with 23 posters participating Share this story US officials on Thursday formally blamed Russia for backing one of the worst espionage hacks in recent US history and imposed sanctions designed to mete out punishments for that and other recent actions. In a joint advisory, the National Security Agency,… Read More »

Paying ransomware demands could land you in hot water with the feds

reader comments 130 with 81 posters participating Share this story Businesses, governments, and organizations that are hit by crippling ransomware attacks now have a new worry to contend with—big fines from the US Department of Treasury in the event that they pay to recover their data. Treasury Department officials made that guidance official in an… Read More »