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The hackers who tried to make a Saudi Arabia petrochemical plant explode in 2017 were working for the Russian government, according to a new report by a cybersecurity firm.

Earlier this year, researchers revealed a new type of malware that reportedly could have made a Saudi plant explode. They called the malware Triton or Trisis. Now, security firm FireEye revealed in a blog post that the Russian government was behind Triton, after a German daily broke the news of the attribution.

“FireEye Intelligence assesses with high confidence that intrusion activity that led to deployment of TRITON

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