[HackerNews] Why Is There A Surge In Ransomware Attacks?

The U.S. is presently combating two pandemics–coronavirus and ransomware attacks. Both have partially shut down parts of the economy. However, in the case of cybersecurity, lax security measures allow hackers to have an easy way to rake in millions.
It’s pretty simple for hackers to gain financially, using malicious software to access and encrypt data and hold it hostage until the victim pays

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