US weighing up sanctions against Russia for cyber attacks

US officials are reported to be discussing whether to impose economic sanctions on Russia in connection with the recent computer breaches targeting the governing body of the Democratic Party. US intelligence agencies are said to believe that Russia was behind the attack. In April last year, President Obama introduced new sanctions targeting malicious cyber-activity that impacted US national security, foreign...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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