UK wants to lead to global fight against cybercriminal activity



The UK wants to be the global leader in the fight against cyberattackers and is working on a new policy to that end. This is one of the key messages coming out of the G7 meeting currently taking place in the UK.

As reported by The Telegraph, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the country will be teaming up with the US to “take the fight to the cybercriminals” and reduce the impact of ransomware attacks against national infrastructure, corporations and individuals.

The country is allegedly working on a series of steps, which include growing its blacklist of hackers and other hostile actors. In some cases, criminals can expect “individual sanctions”, while in others, “more offensive means of disabling”.

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