Ransomware Attacks Will Keep Getting Worse

It may be time for organizations to stop paying the ransom when they sustain a ransomware attack, according to Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek. On the CyberWire’s Hacking Humans podcast, Barlow discussed the recent tragic case of a woman in Germany who died after the nearest hospital sustained a ransomware attack, forcing her ambulance to divert to another hospital twenty miles away. While the crooks in that case stopped the attack after being informed that they’d hit a hospital, Barlow said criminals will continue evolving their tactics and targeting critical systems to extract a ransom.
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