Ransomware: Should paying hacker ransoms be illegal? (BBC)

BBC: Ransomware: Should paying hacker ransoms be illegal?. “Ransomware attacks prevent victims accessing computer systems or data until a ransom is paid. Law-enforcement agencies around the world are increasingly urging victims not to pay. But paying ransoms is not illegal. And many organisations pay in secret. Now, the Ransomware Task Force (RTF) global coalition of cyber-experts is lobbying governments to take action.”

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