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Biden says he is 'looking' at Russia retaliation over cyberattack

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What weak and pathetic joke this President already has turned out to be.

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The ransomware attack on a U.S. subsidiary of Brazilian-owned JBS has again prompted accusations that Russia is at least harboring cybercriminals.

Similar suspicions were raised after ransomware hackers forced the temporary shutdown of the huge Colonial fuel pipeline in the eastern United States last month.

Russsia Russia Russia.... the drumbeat of anti Russian propaganda goes on and on. Got any problem? There must be a Russian hiding under the sofa.

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oh so because liberals decided that Trump was "corrupt" yet have decided Biden is not, there is no need for any transparency now? that is curious.

Kinda like we just had to believe every single word from Fauci, because you know, he's Fauci not Trump. How did that turn out?

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Some people seem to be under the impression that destroying notes and actively hiding transcripts from meetings with foreign heads of state, not only from the public but from your own administration, was somehow completely normal. That this kind of behavior was totally justified and not shady in the least:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/01/13/trump-putin-meetings-interpreter-notes/2565471002/

Those people really need to open a few history books and wake up to reality.

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oh so we WILL be seeing the translator notes this time and can subpoena them to testify in front of Congress publicly?

Great! because I know you were super disappointed when that didnt happen last time, so you must be supportive of that happening this time. right?

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He clearly should talk with Putin in private,

And ask the translators to destroy all their notes of course, because transparency is of the utmost importance.

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I am looking forward to the released full transcripts and notes from the translators from the Biden- Putin meeting.

We deserve to know if he discussed all these things he claims he will discuss, what he said about them, and how he said it.

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wrong country. and you know this.

So which do you think would be the more effective action, more photo ops, or more love letters?

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So either its not really related to Russia at all, he is weak and scared of Russia, or he is following his usual plan of action- called inaction.

So which do you think would be the more effective action, more photo ops, or more love letters?

Or maybe he should threaten fire and brimstone!

Ok I'm just being stupid. He clearly should talk with Putin in private, then come and defend him to the media when Putin tells him the intelligence agencies are just trying to troll Putin.

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its not like China didnt hack us last month too.

Biden claiming by now that us getting hacked all the time isnt a big deal and not showing us that Russia, China and others are testing his response.

https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/556598-new-york-subway-system-was-targeted-by-chinese-linked-hackers-in-april

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and Russia is "looking" back at him doing nothing in response.

So either its not really related to Russia at all, he is weak and scared of Russia, or he is following his usual plan of action- called inaction.

Biden says he is 'looking' at Russia retaliation over cyberattack

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You ask that question as if Biden or anyone in the government is going disclose covert operation like Trump did when he met with Lavrov

Ok, I get it, you want to make excuses for Trump, it’s cute, but seriously, the Russians continue to hack us more frequently than ever with zero impunity and old Joe is doing what besides sleeping on the job?

Putin could shut down the Russian hackers if he wanted.

Joe could hit Putin with the severest of sanctions and other business dealings and money that the Russians have invested in the US, they have a lot of assets that Joe could take away from them, but he won’t.

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Putin could shut down the Russian hackers if he wanted.

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Here are some actual statistics:

https://www.govtech.com/security/hacking-top-ten.html

Is Biden behind all of these coming from No. 2 U.S.?

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Still waiting for actual evidence. All you've managed to do is direct me to links where someone speculates about Putin.

It's too bad we don't have Trump here to assure us he believes Putin anymore. That would clear this all up.

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Da comrade.

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Still waiting for actual evidence. All you've managed to do is direct me to links where someone speculates about Putin.

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Oh is the Russian troll state behind it again?

Another putin Denial with a smile and an award-winning evil laugh?

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https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/05/20/what-we-know-about-darkside-the-russian-hacker-group-that-just-wrecked-havoc-on-the-east-coast/

From the above link:

"The organization is part of a constellation of criminal actors—long-known in the cybersecurity world—that emanates from Russia and its former Soviet states, as well as North Korea, China, Syria, and Iran.

Russian President Vladimir Putin provides safe harbor for these cybercriminals to operate in Russia as long as their malware and ransomware do not target domestic assets. As cyber expert Brian Krebs recently noted, many of these malwares refuse to install on Windows networks if they detect the capability of a Russian or Cyrillic keyboard."

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No, unlike the current President my cognitive abilities are still intact. So since he spoke out that he’s being tough on Russia, he’s doing exactly what now? Lol

You ask that question as if Biden or anyone in the government is going disclose covert operation like Trump did when he met with Lavrov.

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How do you know this?

This fellow explains it to a degree but it you deal with cyber security matters you know the Russian government promotes these crimes because they make the west look weak and make Russia look strong.

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/12/former-nsa-hacker-argues-russian-government-connected-to-colonial-pipeline-attack.html

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The difference is the Russian government encourages their hackers to commit crimes against western nations.

How exactly??

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The difference is the Russian government encourages their hackers to commit crimes against western nations.

How do you know this?

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Now we will have to endure another round of biden making money for his family off corrupt foreign nations on the taxpayer dime. Has Hunter’s seat been booked on Air Force One yet? Or will they sneak him in on a private jet in a week so he can pull down another million from the Moscow Mayors wife?

Illegal foreign dealings? Maybe you ought to get caught up on who has been under criminal investigation for that offense for over two years, or already sentenced;

Giuliani failed to register as a foreign agent. The Foreign Agents Registration Act, originally passed before World War II to expose Nazi propaganda, requires people to disclose to the Justice Department when they have been hired to lobby in the U.S. on behalf of foreign governments, figures or political entities.

Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was convicted of failing to register work he’d done for a political party in Ukraine. Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, admitted making false statements about work he’d done for Turkey. In addition, Imaad Zuberi, a political fundraiser who attracted attention for large donations to Trump’s inaugural committee, was sentenced in February to 12 years in prison for a violation of the foreign agents’ act and other crimes.

https://apnews.com/article/us-news-europe-business-government-and-politics-d9235a7410d4a814ca9951dff8251155

Must be a requirement on a Trump job interview form..."do you agree to represent a foreign government and sell out your own?"

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Thank goodness we won't have to endure another Trump-Putin Summit where Trump grovels at Putin's feet, praises him and denigrates our own intel agencies, then have them both meet secretly with only a Russian-supplied interpreter so they can jointly plan their destruction of our democracy...

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That is two major attacks against the US in the last month alone. biden is too incompetent to do anything to stop them.

Sigh. JBS is a Brazilian company and we know the hack affected their operations in Australia and Canada along with the US. The US alone cannot dictate cyber security protocols to multinational firms headquartered in foreign countries like JBS. Neither can Australia or Canada. It is going to require the developed nations of the world to develop global standards for cyber security that apply across borders. I will add that the US would be wise to promote more competition in the food industry. Cyber security aside, it is not a good thing from a price and competitiveness standpoint to have one company control so much of a single market. With more competitors a problem with one doesn't have as great an effect on the market as a whole.

Btw, it looks like JBS handled the situation well. Their back up servers were unaffected and that allowed them to be back up and running pretty quickly. Sometimes that is the best a business can do.

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Which basically translates to: nothing will happen, nothing will change.

You are confusing Biden with the defeated guy.

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Which basically translates to: nothing will happen, nothing will change.

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That is two major attacks against the US in the last month alone. biden is too incompetent to do anything to stop them.

Should he be having private meetings with Putin, then defend him at press conferences afterwards, or is this more of a love-letters and photo-ops required situation?

You criticize Biden, with no proposal for a solution, after having spent four years defending Trump's incomptetency as if he knew what he was doing.

Between your lack of ability to recognize Trump's incompetency, and your criticism of Biden with no solution, it opens you up to questions of credibility.

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