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The way to stop companies from getting attacked by ransomware is simple: outlaw ransom payments

19 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement This time it's JBS , the Brazil-based meatpacking concern that produces nearly a quarter of the beef in the US. Before that, it was Colonial Pipeline. And before that, it was countless mid-size firms , hospital systems , and local government agencies. Foreign hackers keep encrypting the systems of US organizations, and demanding payment in exchange for decryption keys and promises not to publish stolen data.
And in many cases, the organizations are paying up in an attempt to resolve the problem quickly, which in turn encourages ever more ransomware attacks.
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