US slaps new sanctions on Russia over NotPetya cyberattack, election meddling

The White House has introduced a new round of sanctions on Russia, accusing the government of launching “the most destructive and costly cyberattack in history.”

In a statement, the US Treasury said it has targeted 19 individuals and five entities for their parts in conducting “destabilizing activities,” including interfering with the US elections in 2016 to their involvement with launching the NotPetya attack last year.

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Source: ZDNet