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U.S. Military Fighting Cyberwar Against Ransomware Crooks

The US military now says it has been taking on ransomware crooks, fighting them digitally.

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The US military now says it has been taking on ransomware crooks, fighting them digitally.

“The U.S. military has taken actions against ransomware groups as part of its surge against organizations launching attacks against American companies, the nation’s top cyberwarrior said on Saturday, the first public acknowledgment of offensive measures against such organizations.

Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, the head of U.S. Cyber Command and the director of the National Security Agency, said that nine months ago, the government saw ransomware attacks as the responsibility of law enforcement.” [READ MORE]

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