The US authorities are planning a series of cyberattacks on Russian systems in response to last year’s hacking of many government departments in the United States, in which hackers from the Russian Federation are suspected. This was reported by The New York Times , citing sources familiar with the situation.
According to media reports, the attacks will be invisible to others, but obvious to the Russian special services and intelligence. The US is expected to take the first steps within the next three weeks.
The US decided to take countermeasures after the hacking of many US government organizations and private companies, which became known last year. Russian hackers were immediately suspected of him.
The attackers managed to carry out the attack through compromised updates from the SolarWinds software provider.
Later, Microsoft said that they have evidence of Russia’s involvement in the hacking .