Forty Countries Agree Not to Pay Cybercrime Ransoms


Dozens of US allies have signed an agreement never to pay digital extortionists, in a sign of the growing impact ransomware is having on their national security and economies.

The pledge was made at the second annual meeting of the International Counter Ransomware Initiative and reported by attendant media, although there is no official word yet from the White House.

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Source: Infosecurity Magazine