Netherlands can use intelligence or armed forces to respond to ransomware attacks

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

The Dutch government said it would use its intelligence or military services to counter cyber-attacks, including ransomware attacks, that threaten its national security.

Answering a parliamentary inquiry into the country’s possible avenues of response to ransomware attacks, Ben Knapen, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, said under normal circumstances, diplomatic avenues take precedence, but the country’s response could be escalated in the case of more severe incidents.

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