UK and 36 countries convene to discuss ransomware threats

01/11/2022 | Cyberscoop

Representatives from the UK are joining leaders from 36 countries and the European Union along with 13 private sector companies and organisations for a two-day International Counter Ransomware Summit at the White House to discuss strategies to combat ransomware attacks. The participating countries are working on creating a statement to pressure countries that may be harbouring cybercriminals. A senior US official said ransomware attacks are a "global problem" and that the "pace and the sophistication" is increasing "faster than our resilience and disruption efforts."

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