U.S imposes new sanctions on Russia over election hacking

The U.S. government has sanctioned Russia’s main two intelligence agencies, four military intelligence officers and is kicking out 35 Russian diplomats over what it says was aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations around the 2016 presidential election.

The move follows up on a pledge made by President Obama to retaliate against Russia for hacks of the Democratic National Committee and other political targets.

The U.S. also released a detailed assessment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of the cyber attacks.

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from Computerworld News http://www.computerworld.com/article/3153716/election-hacking/us-imposes-new-sanctions-on-russia-over-election-hacking.html#tk.rss_news

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