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US senators unveil Russia sanctions bill after intel report

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(Worthy News) - Several US senators including Republicans critical of President-elect Donald Trump’s skepticism of alleged Kremlin-ordered hacking joined forces Tuesday to introduce sanctions against Russia for interfering in the US election.

The five Democrats and five Republicans laid out expansive new punishments including visa bans and financial asset freezes against those determined to have carried out cyberattacks against US Democratic offices.

“We should all be alarmed by Russian attacks on our nation,” Senate Republican John McCain told reporters, as he also criticized President Barack Obama’s outgoing administration for failing to craft a strong strategy for cyber deterrence. [ Source ]

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3 thoughts on “US senators unveil Russia sanctions bill after intel report

  1. Cyber attacks happen all the time. Its part of intelligence gathering. Instead of seeking to punish the perpetrators they should punish those in charge of cyber security for failing to do their job. The problem is not in Russia but in the USA.

  2. A friend of mine works in cyber intel. He says we are outnumbered by around 2 million two one. In other words, for every single US cyber intel official working to keep us secure, there could be 2 million or more hackers overseas.
    Evil will always exist, we must severely punish the perpetraitors and bring them to justice.

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