Joe Biden calls Russian President Vladimir Putin about a ransomware assault.
Joe Biden talked with Vladimir Putin on the ongoing ransomware assaults carried out by Russian-based criminals, which have affected the United States and other countries across the world.
According to the White House, US President Joe Biden talked with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday about the ongoing ransomware assaults from Russia.
The White House said in a summary of the call that Biden discussed the ongoing ransomware assaults by Russian-based criminals that have damaged the US and other nations across the world.
Biden emphasized the need for Russia to take steps to disrupt ransomware organizations operating in the country, as well as his commitment to continuing engagement on the larger danger presented by ransomware, according to the statement.
During the discussion, Biden reaffirmed that the US will take whatever steps are required to protect its people and key infrastructure in the face of the ongoing threat, according to the statement.
“The presidents praised their respective teams’ collaborative efforts following the US-Russia meeting, which resulted in the UN Security Council unanimously renewing cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria today,” the White House stated.