Russia Must Stop Cyber Attacks, Blinken

2 weeks ago
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Russia has an obligation to stop cyber attacks that originate from its territory, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said.

“I think the obligation of any country is to do everything possible to find the groups and bring them to justice, including in the case of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack. So I think it’s Russia’s responsibility to make sure that something like this doesn’t continue,” the head of the State Department said.

He also urged U.S. authorities and the private sector to strengthen their defenses against cyberattacks.

“But we also need countries around the world to make commitments and then follow through on those commitments – not to harbor criminal networks that engage in these types of attacks, but instead to track them down, stop them, and bring them to justice,” Blinken explained.