Biden Says ‘Not Sure’ If Russia Is Behind Latest Cyberattack
06 Jul 2021

President Joe Biden said “we’re not sure” that Russia is behind a massive ransomware attack on managed-service providers as U.S. intelligence officials conduct an investigation.

“I directed the full resources of the government to assist in the response if needed,” Biden told reporters during a trip to Michigan on Saturday.

“We’re not sure it’s the Russians,” Biden said. “I got a brief on the plane. The initial thinking was, it was not Russian government, but we’re not sure yet.”

The timing of the attack is sensitive, just weeks after Biden implored Russian President Vladimir Putin to curb cyber crime.

By Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg, 3 July 2021

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