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State Department pledges $8 million more in cybersecurity aid to Ukraine

by Sean Lyngaas

The U.S. has increased cyber aid to Ukraine after Russia-linked cyberattacks on power grids in 2015 and 2016.

U.S. agrees to help Baltic states bolster grid cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas

The agreement comes as the ex-Soviet countries look to disentangle themselves from Russian electric infrastructure.

Congress must do more in fight against global cybercrime, advocacy group says

by Sean Lyngaas

U.S. investments in stemming cybercrime at home and abroad are falling short, according to the think tank Third Way.

State Department to double cyberdefense aid to Ukraine

by Sean Lyngaas

The State Department will double the aid to $10 million.

Congress' new spending bill includes $100M to counter Russian information operations

by Chris Bing

At least $100 million in funding specifically to counter Russian information operations will be available under a newly unveiled spending bill to keep the U.S. government running until the end of September.