[SecurityWeek] Wray: FBI Frowns on Ransomware Payments Despite Recent Trend

The FBI’s director told lawmakers Thursday that the bureau discourages ransomware payments to hacking groups even as major companies in the past month have participated in multimillion-dollar transactions aimed at getting their systems back online.

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Jim Langevin wanted to put the Pentagon on notice. In April last year the Rhode Island Democrat and a bipartisan group of lawmakers sent a letter to Defense Department leaders that pointedly urged them not to move ahead with a plan to shutter the National Defense University’s College of Information and Cyberspace.  The missive was […]

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