Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a session of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi, Russia, October 27, 2016. Sputnik/Kremlin/Mikhail Klimentyev via REUTERS
NextGov: It's On: US Mulls Tricky Options For retailiation Against Russian Hacks
The decision by top intelligence and Homeland Security officials to attribute election-related data breaches to top Russian government officials earlier this month marked a sea change in cyber relations between the two former Cold War adversaries.
Eight years after Russian hackers were first rumored to be behind an attack that spread from a suspect flash drive at a U.S. military installation in the Middle East to infect classified and unclassified networks across the Defense Department, the U.S. finally accused the Russian government of a major cyber strike against a prominent U.S. target
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Update: In Russia's cyberscene: Kremlin desires, private hackers, and patriotism (Fred Weir, CSM).
WNU Editor: Russian President Putin responds .... Russia's Putin says cyber attacks are unacceptable (Reuters).