Hospital Pays $17,000 Ransom to Reclaim Its Files

I hadn't heard of ransomware before. In a way, this is the other side of the Apple-encryption coin: with no possibility to hack our encryption algorithms, this is the world we'll have. Still, it's much better than having the government be able to access all our private information. Organisations will just have to build better security for their software, and backup their data reliably.


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