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Computer virus that stole data of 70 million American customers partly written in Russian

Experts say the hacking software was innovative and bespeaks a high level of excellence of its authors

NEW YORK, January 17. /ITAR-TASS/. The malicious software that was used to steal personal data of 70 million customers of US-based retail chain Target was written “partly in Russian”, the online version of The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The publication refers to a report made by federal and private investigators and sent to major retailers.