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January 27, 2023

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Rep. Langevin calls on Biden to issue sanctions in response to ransomware attacks by Russian actors

By Sara Friedman / July 9, 2021

Sanctions against Russian businesses involved in U.S. ransomware attacks should be on the table as President Biden confronts with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), an influential cyber policy leader on Capitol Hill.

Biden spoke with Putin about the attacks today and “underscored the need for Russia to take action to disrupt ransomware groups operating in Russia and emphasized that he is committed to continued engagement on the broader threat posed by ransomware,” according to a...

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