Russian hackers

The US adds entities to the Commerce Department’s trade blacklist that it says pose a risk to US national security or foreign policy interests. (File/AFP)

Biden battles Russian hacking groups with restrictions on IT firms

  • US restricts trade with four IT firms over harmful activities, including digital espionage, which are reportedly linked to Russia
  • This comes amidst a drumbeat of digital intrusions blamed on Russian government-backed spies and a spate of increasingly disruptive ransomware outbreaks
By Reuters ·