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‘Russian government is responsible’ for latest cyberattacks on Ukraine: US official

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The United States accused Russia on Friday of mounting the latest wave of cyberattacks in Ukraine, including against banks.

“We believe the Russian government is responsible for widespread cyberattacks on Ukrainian banks this week,” Anne Neuberger, deputy national security advisor for cyber threats, told reporters.

She added that the speed of the US decision to go public with the attribution to Russia was “very unusual,” but reflected the urgency.

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