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Since October, the US intelligence community had concluded that Russia interfered in the US presidential election.
The report surveys a range of current and recent cyber attacks by Hamas, Hezbollah, ISIS and most importantly Iran, in terms of their potential impact on Israeli elections going forward.
Iranian drones and Hezbollah rockets are far from the only surprises Israel may face.
It’s important for the US – even if it wants to preserve some flexibility in its cyber actions – “to work hard to keep its operations within the four corners of the law."
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The report came the day after Britain joined other European countries in warning the United States against harming a nuclear deal with Iran.
"We believe that the agility Israel has in developing solutions will result in cyber defense we can take back to the US."
In March, the government imposed restrictions on large electronic devices in aircraft cabins on flights from 10 airports, including the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Turkey.
Like WannaCry, the program attacks via a flaw in Microsoft Corp's Windows software.
"This is the best clue we have seen to date as to the origins of WannaCry," Kaspersky Lab researcher Kurt Baumgartner told Reuters.
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