Russia Expects a Taste of Its Own Cyber Medicine

The Kremlin understands meddling with Western elections is a high-risk game.

Live by the sword...

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Russia, demonized as the biggest cyber-villain in the world in the wake of the U.S. election campaign, must now take special care of its own information security. Its adversaries don't just possess powerful cyber-spying and offensive capabilities -- they suspect Russian involvement in every incident, and that makes Russia vulnerable to all kinds of retaliation. 

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