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It’s becoming clear that ransomware is an international and global problem. Also, that just everybody has skin in the game. The more cooperation between the private computer security firms, government police and intelligence agencies and individuals to shut the these people down, the better.
Ransomware distributers are the new Vandals, eating at the body politic with their chaotic and destructive malware. When a society runs on data, attacking that data is an attack on society. If people don’t take the issue seriously, the destruction, will computer by computer reach a point where the systems that society relies on will wither away or balkanize under the need to fence traffic off in order to protect themselves.
The week in ransomware: