Joe Biden appeared to suggest the U.S. could go to war with Russia just days after he accused the nation of alleged cyber attacks. He told reporters Tuesday that it’s more likely the U.S. will get involved in a major military conflict soon.
According to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, cyber criminals will be held accountable for their actions. The Biden administration official has continued to accuse Russia of cyber crime over alleged recent hackings of U.S. companies.
The White House launched a interagency task force in an effort to confront the recent threat of ransomware attacks. Reports this week said the weekly summits would include the Justice Department, Department of Homeland Security, the State and Treasury Departments, and other agencies.