Founder of Cybersecurity Company Says His Firm Was Sanctioned Because He was Born in Russia

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Tuesday, the US government imposed new sanctions on three Russian individuals and five companies, including some cybersecurity companies accused of helping Vladimir Putin’s military and intelligence services carry out cyberattacks against American targets.

“The entities designated today have directly contributed to improving Russia’s cyber and underwater capabilities through their work with the FSB and therefore jeopardize the safety and security of the United States and our allies,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.

But one of the security

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