White House to host global anti-ransomware meeting; Russia not invited

President Biden is hosting virtual meetings this week with more than 30 countries to “accelerate cooperation to counter ransomware,” but the White House did not extend the invitation to Russia, senior administration officials said, noting that United States and the Kremlin have a “separate channel” where they “actively” discuss the matter.Senior administration officials said the president’s meetings on Wednesday and Thursday are intended to build upon U.S. leadership in rallying allies and partners to address ransomware threats around the globe, which officials said have been increasing in “scale, sophistication and frequency” and have victimized governments, individuals and private companies around the globe.TREASURY SANCTIONS SUEX VIRTUAL CURRENCY EXCHANGE OVER RANSOMWARE TRANSACTIONSThe officials went on to outline the White House’s four-point strategy to …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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