US poised to sanction Russia for cyber-attacks

It looks like we are moving past the era of sabre-rattling. I’m also interested, but unlikely to see any official confirmation, of any US ‘hack-back’ activities as this could rapidly escalate into lethal action…:

[…] The sanctions would come at a tense time for US-Russia relations.

In a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, Mr Biden said the US would “act firmly” in defence of its national interests.

Mr Biden also proposed a meeting with Mr Putin “in a third country” that could allow the leaders to find areas to work together.

In a televised interview last month, he replied “I do” when asked if he thought Mr Putin was a “killer.” He said the days of the US “rolling over” to the Russian president were done.


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