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Report says Russian hackers haven't eased spying efforts

The elite Russian state hackers behind last year's massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign hardly eased up this year, managing plenty of infiltrations of U.S. and allied government agencies and foreign policy think tanks with consummate craft and stealth, a leading cybersecurity firm reported Monday.

A woman uses her computer key board to type while surfing the internet in North Vancouver, B.C., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Right-wing activists are openly 'weaponizing' Twitter's new private media policy

Twitter acknowledged on Friday that a new policy it unveiled this week to protect users from harassment is being abused by malicious actors — days after journalists, left-wing activists and self-described 'sedition hunters' reported their accounts had been locked for sharing publicly available images of anti-maskers, anti-vaccine protesters and suspected Capitol insurrectionists.

Twitter acknowledged that a new policy it unveiled this week to protect users from harassment is being abused by malicious actors — days after journalists, left-wing activists and self-described "sedition hunters" reported their accounts had been locked for sharing publicly available images of anti-maskers, anti-vaccine protesters and suspected Capitol insurrectionists. (Shutterstock/CNN)

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