Read more stories about

MATR Sponsor:

MATR Supporters:

The White House Blames Russia for NotPetya, the 'Most Costly Cyberattack In History'

February 16, 2018View for printing

It's been nearly eight months since the malware known as NotPetya tore through the internet, rippling out from Ukraine to paralyze companies and government agencies around the world. On Thursday, the White House finally acknowledged that attack. And in a reversal of its often seemingly willful blindness to the threat of Russian hacking, it has called out the Kremlin as NotPetya's creator.

"In June 2017, the Russian military launched the most destructive and costly cyberattack in history," reads the short statement published by the White House Thursday afternoon.

Andy Greenberg ... ttribution/
No reader comments so far. Be the first to comment by clicking the button below.

Reprinted under the Fair Use doctrine of international copyright law. Full copyright retained by the original publication. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

E-mail this page to a friend!