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July 16, 2021
BOSTON — The State Department will offer rewards up to $10 million for information leading to the identification of anyone engaged in foreign state-sanctioned malicious cyber activity, including ransomware attacks, against critical U.S. infrastructure. A task force set up by the White House will coordinate efforts to stem the ransomware scourge.
The Biden administration is also out with a website, http://www.stopransomware.gov, that offers the public resources for countering the threat and building more resilience into networks, a senior administration official told reporters.
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