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The Symbiotic Relationship Between Russian Officials and Cybercriminals

MIN READJun 16, 2021 | 09:00 GMT

Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline's Linden Junction Tank Farm on May 10, 2021, in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

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As illustrated by recent cyberattacks, Russia maintains a mutually beneficial strategic relationship with cybercriminals to exploit their comparative advantages and minimize the fallout from their actions, giving Russia an asymmetric means to punch above its weight and complicate a Western response....

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