5/10, 7:49 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Biden: US pursuing global response to ransomware attacks

The United States is pursuing a global effort in order to more efficiently counter the ransomware attacks that might come in the future, country's President Joe Biden unveiled on Monday.

Delivering remarks on the economic recovery, Biden touched on the Colonial Pipeline and the hacking attack the company endured, stating that his administration stands determined to safeguard the country's "critical infrastructure." He also pledged to help the company restore its services as fast as possible.

Biden noted that the US has "efforts underway" with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) aimed at "disrupting and prosecuting the ransomware criminals."

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