Is Paying Ransomware Now Illegal?

Is Paying Ransomware Now Illegal?


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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Matthew Rosenquist
Matthew Rosenquist

Cybersecurity Strategist specializing in the evolution of threats, opportunities, and risks in pursuit of optimal security for our digital world.


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