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As our lives become increasingly dependent upon computer systems and cyber technologies grow ever more sophisticated, the internet has emerged as the new battleground of the 21st century. From criminals' stealing credit card and social security number information to foreign governments' hacking into American companies’ information systems, cyber attacks can take on myriad forms, prompting the government to formulate new measures to protect online security. Since cyberwarfare knows no territorial bounds, ensuring cybersecurity will also require international cooperation and an updated understanding of jus ad bellum, as it applies to cyber attacks.

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Document: Justice Department Unseals the Indictments of Three Members of International Cybercrime Group "Fin7"

The Justice Department unsealed three federal indictments on Wednesday charging Ukranian nationals Dmytro Fedorov, Fedir Hladyr, and Andrii Kopakov with crimes related to their membership in the international cybercrime group "Fin7." According to a Justice Department press release, the charges pertain to their "highly sophisticated malware campaign targeting more than 100 U.S.

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