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Joe Biden calls on Vladimir Putin to take action against ransomware cyber attacks from Russia

Joe Biden calls on Vladimir Putin to take action against ransomware cyber attacks from Russia

US President Joe Biden meets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the US-Russia summit in Villa la Grange, Geneva, Switzerland (Photo: REUTERS / Kevin Lamarck)

US President Joe Biden called on his Russian envoy this Friday. Vladimir Putin to stop “take action” Those who start cyberotox with “ransomware” From Russia, it reiterated that it could respond to those actions.

Biden said the United States would take over “Any action required” To protect key infrastructure threatened by Americans and cyber attacks, according to the White House.

Biden once sent that message to Putin An hour-long phone call between the two, White House report.

From July 6, 2021, Kasia's website will be viewed through a magnifying glass in front of a screen displaying binary codes on this chart.  REUTERS / Dado Ruvic
From July 6, 2021, Kasia’s website will be viewed through a magnifying glass in front of a screen displaying binary codes on this chart. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic

On Wednesday, Biden met with his National Security Council this weekend to respond to cyber attacks such as the one against the American company Kasia., It affected more than 1,500 companies worldwide.

Kasaya S. A software company Miami (Florida), which offers more services 40,000 systems Globally, Biden claimed on Tuesday that the damage was done to US companies. “At least”.

Revil Team, Individuals and experts of Russian descent point to those responsible and have demanded a $ 70 million reward to allow the affected companies to operate again.

White House spokeswoman Jen Zhaki said Tuesday:Operates from Russia with subsidiaries around the world“, And insisted that the United States was”Surely“In his talks with the Russian government, He was accused of not responding forcefully to cyber attacks against his companies.

White House Press Secretary Jen Zaki speaks at a daily news conference in Washington, DC, on June 2, 2021.  EFE / EPA / Samuel Coram / POOL
White House Press Secretary Jen Zaki speaks at a daily news conference in Washington, DC, on June 2, 2021. EFE / EPA / Samuel Coram / POOL

“If the Russian government is unable or unwilling to take action against criminal actors residing in Russia, we will do so, or at least we have the right to take action on our own.”A spokesman warned.

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However, Saki later pointed it out, For now, the United States has no evidence that “the Russian government led the attacks” against Kasaya.

Kasia’s Cyprad came later Colonization for the country’s largest pipeline network and the world’s largest meat processor, such as JPS, have suffered in the United States in recent months, Victims of similar activities by hackers.

Spokesperson He did not want to give any details about the possible US response, promising that he did not want to give “traces” of retaliation.

US President Joe Biden and right-wing Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands as they arrive at the US-Russia summit on June 21, 2021, at Villa la Grange in Geneva, Switzerland.  EFE / EPA / DENIS BALIBOUSE / POOL
US President Joe Biden and right-wing Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands as they arrive at the US-Russia summit on June 21, 2021, at Villa la Grange in Geneva, Switzerland. EFE / EPA / DENIS BALIBOUSE / POOL

At your invitation, Biden and Putin commented on the decision of the UN Security Council on Friday to agree to provide humanitarian assistance from Turkey to northern Syria., Millions of civilians living in the last opposition stronghold.

Both presidents are responsible for that progress After the summit “for the joint work of the respective teams” The two leaders pointed to the White House in Geneva on June 16.

With information from AFP and EFE

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