Tales From a North Korean Computer: Facebook, LinkedIn and Sanctions Busting

Hiding behind fake social-media profiles, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.
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US sanctions more Russians over cyber attacks

The US has issued new sanctions against Russians who it says assisted the Kremlin in developing offensive cyber activities.
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U.S. and Exxon Spar Over Russia Sanctions Violation

The U.S. Treasury Department imposed a $ 2 million fine on Exxon Mobil Corp. for what it called a “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant’s chief executive, a finding the company immediately said it would challenge.
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General election 2017: Illegal content sanctions threat

Conservative manifesto suggests digital providers should pay to help combat online crime.
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ZTE to Pay $892 Million to U.S. for Violating Iran Sanctions

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE agreed to pay $ 892 million and plead guilty to violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and obstructing a federal investigation, ending a five-year probe.
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Sources: Browns, GM face texting sanctions

A suspension for general manager Ray Farmer, a loss of a draft pick and a fine for the team are among the possible sanctions the Browns are facing in the NFL’s investigation into allegations that texts were being sent to the sidelines during games.
ESPN.com – NFL