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Biden says US will respond if Russia behind cyber attack

The Straits Times

July 5, 2021

CENTRAL LAKE (Michigan) • President Joe Biden says he has directed United States intelligence agencies to investigate who was behind a sophisticated ransomware attack that hit hundreds of American businesses and led to suspicions of Russian gang involvement.

Security firm Huntress Labs said last Friday it believed the Russia-linked REvil ransomware gang was to blame for the latest ransomware outbreak. Last month, the FBI blamed the same group for paralysing meat packer JBS.

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