President Joe Biden warns of preparedness for Russian cyber-attacks

President Joe Biden on Monday warned US corporations to strengthen cyber security.

Mr Biden has warned of cyber-security concerns, as intelligence reports suggest that Russia could carry out cyber-attacks. CNBC reports that the president issued a directive on cyber-attacks almost a month after Russian troops invaded Ukraine, killing more than 900 people, including 39 children.

“In the past, we have warned our allies and allies that Russia has the potential to carry out acts of sabotage against the United States, including to retaliate against unprecedented economic losses from sanctions against Russia,” he said in a statement.

He said the warning was based on intelligence that the Russian government was carrying out cyber-attacks. The White House has instructed US companies to prevent possible cyber-attacks and to keep US companies confidential. To back up It also says to change passwords and fix the latest security vulnerabilities.

Recently, there were reports that some US technology companies were involved in cyber attacks. HubSpot, a US software company, was hit by a cyber attack last Friday on suspicion of targeting cryptocurrency customers. HubSpot did not say which group attacked.

Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software companies, shared cyber threat information with the US government late last month. Microsoft has said it has seen cyber-attacks targeting the Ukrainian military and civilians, but did not say whether Russia or any other organization was involved.

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