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These messages include instructions on how to pay the ransom, often with bitcoins because of the anonymity this virtual currency provides.
Ransomware attacks are not only proliferating, they’re becoming more sophisticated.
Paying a ransom also emboldens current cyber criminals to target more organizations and offers an incentive for other criminals to get involved in this type of illegal activity.
In addition, by paying a ransom, an organization may inadvertently fund other illicit activity.
Citizens are targeted by fraudsters and identity thieves, and children are targeted by online predators.
Just as the FBI transformed itself to better address the terrorist threat after the 9/11 attacks, it is undertaking a similar transformation to address the pervasive and evolving cyber threat.
This means enhancing the Cyber Division’s investigative capacity to sharpen its focus on intrusions into government and private computer networks.
Paying a ransom doesn’t guarantee an organization will get its data back—there have been cases in which organizations never received a decryption key after paying the ransom.lol carol_claims: no, we are just chatting gprv: sorry gprv: sorry taikogod: god this is wrong on so many levels carol_claims: well go check some other tables and you'll see the same thing taikogod: what i really want to say is...