Biden Says U.S. Will Take 'Any Necessary Action' to Defend U.S. Against Ransomware Attacks
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Following a series of disruptive ransomware attacks culminating in the infection of software provider Kaseya, President Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call that the United States will take “any necessary action” to defend U.S. infrastructure.
“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 sponsored by the state, we expect them to act if we give them enough information to act on who that is,” Biden said. (Ellen Nakashima and Eugene Scott / Washington Post)
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