The recent ‘initial thought’ ransomware attack is not the Russian government – .

The recent ‘initial thought’ ransomware attack is not the Russian government – .

President BidenJoe BidenOregon’s COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Reaches 70% Biden Names Candidate For US Ambassador To Germany Balance / Sustainability – Presented by NextEra Energy – Grasshoppers win heat wave MORE said on Saturday that the “initial thought” is that the Russian government is not behind a ransomware attack targeting a tool provided by Miami-based computer software management company Kaseya.

Speaking to reporters in Traverse City, Michigan, Biden said he had directed “the full resources of the federal government” to investigate the attack, according to a pool report.

Biden said he also told the Russian president Vladimir PoutineVladimir Vladimirovich Putin US and UK Agencies Warn Russian Hackers Using “Brute Force” to Target Hundreds of Groups The Hill’s Morning Report – Trump Organization Charged; House launches Jan.6 investigation Putin says he received Sputnik V injection, urges Russians to get vaccinated MORE that the United States would react if Russia was held responsible for such attacks.

“The original thought was that it wasn’t the Russian government, but we’re not sure yet,” Biden said.

Kaseya warned on Friday that it was undergoing a “potential attack on the VSA that has been limited to a small number of on-site customers” as early as 2 p.m. EDT.

The potential attack could have affected 200 of Kaseya’s customers.

The company said it was “investigating the root cause of the incident very carefully,” but advised customers to shut down the VSA server immediately until further notice.

Huntress Labs, an independent security company, told Reuters that he believed the Russian-linked group blamed for the recent attack on meat producer JBS USA was responsible for the attack.

The FBI attributed the hacking on JBS at REvil and Sodinokibi, and experts say the two names represent the same group.

The July 4th weekend attack follows a series of high-profile ransomware attacks like the one on JBS and an earlier attack on Colonial Pipeline that proved disruptive in the United States. gas shortages in parts of the United States.

At a summit in Geneva last month, Biden said he and Putin agreed to work together to address cybersecurity issues, such as ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure.


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