Analyzing the potential for cyberattacks amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

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Posted at 4:23 PM, Mar 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-24 19:16:14-04

(WXYZ) — Concerns of cyberattacks against critical infrastructure in the United States are growing as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues.

Joining us Thursday on 7 UpFront is Thomas Holt, the director and a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. He shares what could be impacted and how to protect yourself.

WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW IN THE VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE.

"In my mind, this is very concerning because the Biden administration has been relatively forthcoming about the intelligence that they have. Prior to the physical conflict, they were saying there will be an attack. So to hear they're expecting an attack against our critical infrastructure means that it may be likely," Holt said.