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The Russian Hackers Behind Some of the Worst Cyberattacks in History

The U.S. government has indicted six Russian intelligence officers in connection with some of the world's most high-profile cyberattacks. Those charged are said to be members of Sandworm, a group of dangerous hackers. Read up on who they are and the malware and attacks they've made against not only American institutions, but also the PyeongChang Olympics, France, Ukraine and others.

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    Inside the Discovery of Sandworm, the World’s Most Dangerous Hackers

    Inside the Discovery of Sandworm, the World’s Most Dangerous Hackers

    Beyond the Beltway, where the DC intelligence-industrial complex flattens out to an endless sea of parking lots and gray office buildings marked with logos and corporate names designed to be forgotten, there’s a building in Chantilly, Virginia, whose fourth floor houses a windowless internal room. …

    U.S. firm blames Russian 'Sandworm' hackers for Ukraine outage

    U.S. firm blames Russian 'Sandworm' hackers for Ukraine outage

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    (Reuters) - U.S. cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners said on Thursday it has determined that a Russian hacking group known as Sandworm caused last month’s unprecedented power outage in Ukraine. “We believe that Sandworm was responsible,” iSight’s director of espionage analysis, John Hultquist, …

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