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Vietnam releases cybersecurity draft decree

Vietnam on Friday released a long-waited draft decree on guidelines to implement a cybersecurity law that global technology companies and rights groups have said could undermine development and stifle innovation.

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DHS says no reason to doubt firms' China hack denials

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday it currently had no reason to doubt statements from companies that have denied a Bloomberg report that their supply chains were compromised by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence services.

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U.S. indicts Russians in hacking of nuclear company Westinghouse

The United States on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conspiring to hack computers and steal data from the nuclear energy company Westinghouse Electric Co as well as anti-doping watchdogs, sporting federations and an international agency probing the use of chemical weapons.

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U.S. blames Russia for cyber attacks on power grid 02:21

For the first time, the Trump administration formally blamed Russia for a multi-pronged cyber attack campaign against critical infrastructure, nuclear power facilities and the U.S. energy grid.