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Obama cyberattacker sanctions raise due process, attribution concerns

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    New U.S. government sanctions targeting the bank accounts of suspected cyberattackers raise questions about due process for people who feel they're wrongly accused and about how agencies will identify the source of attacks.

    The new sanctions, announced by President Barack Obama's administration Wednesday, would allow the U.S. Department of the Treasury to freeze the funds held in U.S. banks of people and organizations suspected of engaging in malicious cyberattacks that pose a "significant threat to the national security, foreign policy, economic health, or financial stability" of the U.S., according to information released by the White House.

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