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Biden Under Pressure to Counter Growing Ransomware Threat

President Joe Biden on Wednesday discussed the possibility of responding to a spate of ransomware attacks against U.S. entities that are believed to be perpetrated by Russian-linked hackers, a growing concern for his administration. Biden gathered members of his national …

FBI Chief Wray Warns Cyber-Attacked Firms Not to Pay Ransoms

Companies and organizations that are victims of ransomware attacks shouldn’t pay hackers to unlock their data and should quickly contact law enforcement, which opens up the possibility of creative solutions, FBI Director Christopher Wray said. “It is our policy, it …

Biden Signs Executive Order on Cyber Information Sharing, Safety Practices

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order intended to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity by improving information sharing about attacks with the private sector and adopting better safety practices throughout the government. It also seeks to improve the government’s response …