October 17, 2021

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Biden calls on Putin to act against cyber attacks from Russia

After several computer attacks against US companies in Russia, the US President telephoned his Russian envoy.

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America raises the tone. Joe Biden asked Vladimir Putin to act against the attacks during a telephone exchange on Friday, July 9. “Ransomware” Carried out from Russia under the penalty of seeing the United States “Required Actions” To protect.

When he met his Russian opponent in Geneva in June, the US president, who had already raised his voice in the matter, was under pressure after a spectacular attack by Russian-speaking hackers against the American computer company Kasia a week ago. Faced with Republican opposition seeking retaliation, Joe Biden held talks Tuesday with senior officials, including intelligence or justice. He then announced that he was “Exchange” A message to Vladimir Putin.

So, on Friday, the Democrats spoke directly with its Russian representative. “The president stressed the importance of Russia taking action against groups that use ransomware.” From its soil, according to the White House. He “In the face of this continuing challenge, the United States reiterates that it will take all necessary steps to protect its citizens and vital infrastructure.”, According to this report. Discussion “Well done, I’m confident”Then Joe Biden said. Asked about efficiency “Effects”, He promised “Yes”, Without revealing anything.

The United States has been hit by a number of attacks recently “Ransomware” Or “ransomware”, Breaks a company’s networks to encrypt its data, and then in exchange for the encryption key, often demanding redemption money in bitcoins. Apart from Kasaya, which has not been able to restart its servers, hackers have also attacked meat company JPS, the oil pipeline manager’s colonial pipeline, but local communities and American hospitals. While Moscow denies any liability, most of these extortion attempts have been blamed on hackers operating from Russian territory.

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