Obama Tells Putin Hackers Shouldn't Create Cyber 'Wild Wild West'

President Obama held a press conference at the end of the G-20 Summit in China.

Russian hackers having been implicated in some current cyber threats and security issues was a key topic. Though Obama didn't identify specific instances, he said "we have had problems with cyber intrusions from Russia in the past" and that the goal is to not to duplicate a "cycle of escalation" that has occurred in arms races of the past.

Obama also said the two countries "haven’t yet closed the gaps" that remain to reach a meaningful ceasefire deal for Syria but said that they had a productive conversation.