GENEVA: Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that he and US President Joe Biden have agreed that the two sides will start cybersecurity consultations.
“We believe that cybersecurity is important for the world as a whole, for the United States and especially for Russia,” Putin said after meeting Biden in Geneva. Microsoft launches the world’s first public sector cybersecurity in Asia Pacific.
The Russian president said the two countries should “simply reject different objections, sit down at the expert level and act in the interests of the US and Russia”. Putin claimed that “the vast majority of cyberattacks in the world are carried out by the US cyber sector, with Canada and the UK coming in second and third”. India is one of the top 3 Asian countries affected by DNS cyber attacks in 2021.
However, the most dangerous cyberattacks recorded by the Russian military intelligence agency GRU from the US and the European Union, include the NotPetya virus, which caused more than $10 billion in economic damage in 2017. These include companies such as shipping giant Maersk. The pharmaceutical company Merck and the food company Mondolez. Working remotely in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic leading to an increase in hacking and cybercrime: a report.
While the United States, Canada, and Britain engage in cyber espionage, the most dangerous cyberattacks on record have come from Russian state-sponsored hackers or Russian-speaking criminals operating with impunity in Russia and allied countries.