Is Paying Ransomware Now Illegal?

in #cybersecurity14 days ago



Security experts say don't pay ransomware, but now the U.S. Treasury Department is now declaring it illegal!  Every company on the Internet must deal with the threat and emerging regulations.  

 Ransomware continues to be a growing problem because victims have been rewarding the attackers.  If regulations expand, the option to pay-off the criminals will no longer be viable.  We must address ransomware in a more proactive way.  It is time to get focused and start thinking strategically. 

 

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Nobody should be paying ransomware anyways!