Russia and China left out of global anti-ransomware meetings

The White House National Security Council facilitates virtual meetings this week with senior officials and ministers from more than 30 countries in a virtual international counter-ransomware event to rally allies in the fight against the ransomware threat.

Publicly disclosed ransomware payments have reached more than $400 million globally in 2020 and over $81 million in the first quarter of 2021, according to a fact sheet published today by the White House.

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Source: Bleeping Computer