OREANDA-NEWS  Washington has expanded the sanctions list related to cybersecurity. As a result, 11 Russians were placed under restrictions. This was told in the US Treasury Department.

"The following names were added to the sanctions list. Mikhail Chernov, Maxim Galochkin, whose name was declassified yesterday, Maxim Khaliullin, Artem Kurov, Sergey Loguntsov and Alexander Mozhaev," the ministry's official website reports. Also on the list are Dmitry Putilin, Maxim Rudensky, Mikhail Tsarev, Vadim Valiakhmetov and Andrey Zhuikov.

Earlier, the United States and the United Kingdom imposed sanctions against seven Russian citizens associated with the hacker group Trickbot. This was done because of their attacks on American businesses and the use of the international financial system. Recently it became known that 16 pro-Russian hacker groups carried out an operation against the Baltic countries and Poland because of their links to the Ukrainian attacks on Russia. As part of this operation, 127 resources were hacked, including the database of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Latvia, "Ridus" reports.