President Joe Biden warned on Monday about new signs of possible Russian cyber attacks, pumping up the volume on weeks of growing concern about a possible Kremlin-ordered response to crushing sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine.
On Monday, Biden himself reiterated those warnings, prompted by what he called evolving intelligence that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber attacks.
While the White House provided few details about the nature of the threat, the president’s message underscored the continuing threat in cyberspace for U.S. businesses and organizations.
Cyber attacks have played a smaller role in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine than many experts predicted, supplanted by a grinding and bloody ground campaign.
Anticipated retaliatory attacks against U.S. businesses and organizations apparently haven’t occurred in the wake of strict sanctions, at least not on a major scale