Biden Administration Gathers 30 Countries for a Meeting on Cybercrime and Ransomware

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This month, the United States will bring together 30 countries to accelerate our cooperation in combatting cybercrime, improving law enforcement collaboration, stemming the illicit use of cryptocurrency, and engaging on these issues diplomatically.

I am committed to strengthening our cybersecurity by hardening our critical infrastructure against cyberattacks, disrupting networks, working to establish and promote clear rules of the road for all nations in cyberspace, and making clear we will hold accountable those that threaten our security.

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This announcement comes after a of ransomware attacks this year that threatened US critical infrastructure . Examples of such attacks are the ones on Colonial Pipeline, Kaseya, and the meatpacking org JBS.

US fuel supplier Colonial Pipeline was forced to shut down for days.

At the beginning of June, following the attacks on

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