White House plans 30-country meeting on cyber crime and ransomware -official

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By Trevor Hunnicutt and Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. national security advisers will gather officials from 30 countries this month with plans to combat the growing threat of ransomware and other cyber crime, President Joe Biden said on Friday. An online session hosted by the White House National Security Council will also be aimed at “improving law enforcement collaboration” on issues like “the illicit use of cryptocurrency,” Biden said in a statement. The Biden administration has elevated the response to cybersercurity to the senior-most levels of the administration following …

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