Senators on Capitol Hill introduced legislation aimed at cracking down cyber criminals. On Thursday, Sen. Lindsay Graham (R.S.C.), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) set in motion the International Cybercrime Prevention Act, which looks to ramp up penalties for hackers targeting critical infrastructure.
Republican critics of Joe Biden have been apprehensive about his upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The CEO of Colonial Pipeline said the May ransomware attack encrypted its systems, in turn, shutting down the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S.
U.S. investigators have recovered millions of dollars of the ransom paid by the Colonial Pipeline during last month’s ransomware attack.
Christopher Krebs, the former director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, urged corporate executives to focus on how to respond and recover in the event of a cyberattack.
The world’s largest meat supplier said it has resumed most production after a cyber attack shutdown operations in the U.S., Canada and Australia. On Wednesday, JBS employees returned to work after it closed its nine U.S.-based beef plants the day before.
Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pa.) said he believes Americans are paying more because of unbridled spending by liberals in Washington.