US attacks Russia’s power grid as warning to Putin, NYT says

The United States is increasing its offensive cyber strategy against Russia in a show of power and warning, a new report revealed over the weekend.U.S. intelligence officials have launched “aggressive computer code” into the Russian power grid and other targets in response to Russia’s disinformation and hacking campaigns in to U.S. elections, an exclusive New York Times report said on Saturday.The Times spoke with current and former U.S. officials who said the strategy is a warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and is derived from the official cyber strategy released by the White House last year.

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