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Biden tells Putin to ‘disrupt’ ransomware groups operating out of Russia

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By Caitlin McFall | Fox News

July 9, 2021

President Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday to “disrupt” ransomware groups operating out of Russia amid another series of attacks this week.

“I made it very clear to him that the United States expects when a ransomware operation is coming from his soil, even though it’s not sponsored by the state, we expect them to act if we give them enough information to act on who that is,” Biden said.

The White House has faced mounting pressure to counter the spike in ransomware attacks following the summit with Putin last month.

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