Regulators Are Homing In On Perils Of Ransomware Payouts

By Ben Kochman (February 12, 2021, 7:07 PM EST) -- A New York state regulator's recent warning that insurers are funding future ransomware attacks by paying extortionists on behalf of victims is the latest sign of authorities' growing scrutiny of the payouts, but it's far from clear whether the guidance will spur a slowdown in what has become a booming industry of cybercrime....

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