Biden Warns Putin on Russian-Based Ransomware AttacksEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

President Joe Biden on Friday said he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin and warned him about a spate of ransomware attacks on businesses and infrastructure that allegedly originate from the country. In remarks to reporters, Biden said that officials do not believe the ransomware attacks are state-sponsored. However, he said that the United States would take action against the Kremlin. “I made it very clear to him that the United States expects when a ransomware operation is coming from his soil, even though it’s not, not sponsored by the state, we expect them to act if we give them enough information to act on who that is,” the president said. According to a White House readout of the phone call with Putin, Biden said he would “take any necessary action to defend its people and its critical infrastructure in the face of this continuing challenge.” Last week, a ransomware attack …Read More

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