Give the ransomware threat the same priority as terrorism, says US official guidance

John Leonard
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Give the ransomware threat the same priority as terrorism, says US official guidance
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Give the ransomware threat the same priority as terrorism, says US official guidance

US launches a coordinated effort to track down cyber gangs using the same model deployed against terrorist groups

Ransomware gangs should be tracked and disrupted using the same strategies deployed against terrorist groups, US Department of Justice officials have suggested. In internal guidance sent to US attorney's...

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