The New Paper

October 20, 2020

US charges six Russian hackers

The Department of Justice charged six Russian computer hackers yesterday in relation to a series of global cyberattacks. The hackers are believed to be members of a Russian intelligence unit known as GRU, and the charges accuse them of attacks on the Ukrainian and Georgian governments, a French election, the 2018 Olympics, and a US-based healthcare system.

Extra: Here’s the full announcement from the DOJ.

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