January 20, 2022

Biden To Press Putin On JBS, Colonial Pipeline Hacking, Will Not ‘Take Options Off The Table’

President Joe Biden plans to press Russian President Vladimir Putin on recent hacking attacks against the U.S. that have originated from Russia-based hacking groups, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Wednesday. Biden will raise the issue during his meeting with Putin following the G7 summit later in June, Psaki said. The U.S. has named…

Colonial Pipeline CEO Explains Why He Made Ransomware Hackers Rich

The CEO of Colonial Pipeline, Joseph Blount, has attempted to explain why he chose to pay a $4.4 million ransom to hackers that took the pipeline’s system hostage. According to one expert, the Colonial Pipeline payoff will “help keep United States critical infrastructure providers in the crosshairs.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the CEO of the Colonial…

Melania Trump responded to criticism about wearing a ‘colonial’ hat in Africa: ‘I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear’

Melania Trump wore a controversial hat on a visit to Africa. Carolyn Kaster/AP Melania Trump wore a white pith helmet on a visit to Africa that many pointed out is heavily symbolic of colonial rule. Trump told reporters, “I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear.” It’s not the first […]

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