“We categorically reject the involvement of Russian government agencies in attacks“ on government and private facilities in the United States and beyond, ”it said on the embassy's Facebook page.

The Russian side stressed that the fight against hacker attacks and cybercrime is a priority for Russia and is an integral part of its state policy to counter all forms of crime.

“We hope that the American side ... will focus on professional work with Russian experts to strengthen international information security,” the message summarizes.