DOJ charges Russian military officers in hacking and malware attacks

CBS News Monday, 19 October 2020
Federal prosecutors have charged six Russian military officers with cyberattacks on targets around the world designed to, in part, interfere with international elections. Jeff Pegues has more details.
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Six Russian military officers sought to use computer hacking to disrupt the French election, the Winter Olympics and U.S. businesses, according to the Justice Department.

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