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USA, UK charge Russian-backed hackers of global espionage campaign…

“(Reuters) – The United States and Britain on Monday alleged that Russian government-backed hackers had infected computer routers around the world in a cyber espionage campaign that targeted government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators” writes Jim Finkle for reuters.com. U.S. and British officials said the infected routers could be used to launch future offensive cyber operations. “They could be pre-positioning for use in times of tension,” said Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the British government’s National Cyber Security Centre cyber defense agency, who added that “millions of machines” were targeted.
 
Source: reuters.com



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