Ukraine hacks add to worries of cyber conflict with Russia

By YURAS KARMANAU, FRANK BAJAK, ERIC TUCKER and DASHA LITVINOVA

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hackers on Friday temporarily shut down dozens of Ukrainian government websites, causing no major damage but adding to simmering tensions while Russia amasses troops on the Ukrainian border. Separately, in a rare gesture to the U.S. at a time of chilly relations, Russia said it had arrested members of a major ransomware gang that targeted U.S. entities.

The events, though seemingly unrelated, came during a frenetic period of activity as the U.S. publicly accused Moscow of preparing a further invasion of Ukraine and of creating a pretext to do so. They underscored how cybersecurity remains a

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Ukraine hacks add to worries of cyber conflict with Russia

By YURAS KARMANAU, FRANK BAJAK, ERIC TUCKER and DASHA LITVINOVAKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hackers on Friday temporarily shut down dozens of Ukrainian government websites,...