Pompeo blames Russia for ‘significant’ cyberattack on US government agencies, companies

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Pompeo blames Russia for ‘significant’ cyberattack on US government agencies, companies” – below is their description.

    Russia was “pretty clearly” behind a devastating cyberattack on several US government agencies that also hit targets worldwide, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

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