Yesterday we reported that Vice President Biden had been sent out to the Sunday shows to tell Everyone that the US was going to go after Russia with some ‘Cyber attacks’. It is supposedly a retaliation against them for hacking the DNC emails and the Clinton emails.
“Russia Slams “Unprecedented, Insolent” US Cyber Threats, Vows Retaliation”
To be sure, this “leak” of what effectively amount to a cyberwar warning was a calculated move meant to provoke further escalation in tensions between the two nations and a trial balloon to gauge Russia’s response. The response came this morning Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that “US aggressiveness is growing, and threats to carry out cyberattacks against Russia are unprecedented” adding that Russia will take “precautionary measures.”
The fact is, US unpredictability and aggression keep growing, and such threats against Moscow and our country’s leadership are unprecedented, because the threat is being announced at the level of the US Vice President,” Peskov told RIA Novosti cited by AFP. “Of course, given such an aggressive, unpredictable line, we have to take measures to protect our interests, somehow hedge the risks,” he said, adding that “such unpredictability is dangerous for the whole world.”
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