There has been a worrying upswing in attempts by cyber criminals - and, it is rumoured, foreign governments - to affect political systems worldwide over recent years. While it is intriguing to imagine...
It would be appropriate to 'properly consider the national security implications of a transaction like this', says Oliver Dowden
Google's Project Zero will not share technical details of the bug for 30 days if a vendor fixes the vulnerability within a 90-day deadline
Named firms are Positive Technologies, ERA Technopolis, Neobit, Advanced System Technology (AST), Pasit and SVA
The sanctions will target Russian diplomats in the USA, as well as threatening the country's wider economy by banning the purchase of ruble bonds
In total, 110 bugs have been fixed