Attorney General William Barr just publicly agreed. He has admitted that the evidence proves it — and now action could be taken to fix the problem.
“From the information I have, I agree with Secretary Pompeo’s assessment,” said Barr during a press conference, referring to the recent cyberattack on the federal government. “It certainly appears to be the Russians,” he continued. “But I’m not going to discuss it beyond that.”
It is a significant sign that Barr has spoken out. It means that he is on the same page with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who recently appeared on the “Mark Levin Show” to discuss the matter in detail.
“This was a very significant effort, and I think it’s the case that now we can say pretty clearly that it was the Russians that engaged in this activity,” said Pompeo, noting the “significant effort to use a piece of third-party software to essentially embed code inside of U.S. government systems.”
If the Russian government has, in fact, committed this atrocity, there must be swift accountability. It is only through a concerted effort that Russian President Vladimir Putin will come clean.
This also shows just how crucial it is for our online networks to be secure. Considerable strides have been in recent years, but it is time for a complete reassessment due to Russia’s alleged role in this digital espionage.
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