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Did Russian State Sponsored Hackers Attack 5 US Banks To Retaliate Against Sanctions? Or the NSA Attacks Against Russia?

Posted by William Byrnes on September 4, 2014


International Financial Law Prof Blog –

At least one of the banks has linked the breach to Russian state-sponsored hackers, said one of the people. The FBI is investigating whether the attack could have been in retaliation for U.S.-imposed sanctions on Russia, said the second person, who also asked not to be identified, citing the continuing investigation.

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