US seeks international agreement against paying ransomware demands

19/09/2023 | The Record

The US National Security Council (NSC) is urging all countries participating in the International Counter Ransomware Initiative (CRI) to publicly commit to not paying ransom demands to cybercriminals. Sources say the White House's goal is to have a joint statement in place before the annual summit on 31 October. The statement would apply to the participating governments themselves, not to companies or other organisations.

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