Biden warns of potential Russia cyberattack. How concerned should Americans be?

A “cyber attack” destroys a company or industry’s information so it can’t function. “We've seen Russia do these types of activities … against Ukraine in particular years ago, where the banking sector or computer systems just simply do not function for a portion of the country,” says Carrie Cordero from the Center for a New American Security. Photo by Shutterstock.

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